Yale Law School Events

January 19, 2021

January 19 Tuesday

Ending Big Tech’s Information Monopoly: A report from the Stanford Working Group on Platform Scale

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

Among the many transformations taking place in the U.S. economy, none is more salient than the growth of gigantic Internet platforms. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter, already powerful before the COVID-19 pandemic, have become even more so during it, as so much of everyday life moves online. As convenient as their technology is, the emergence of such dominant corporations should ring alarm bells—not just because they hold so much economic power but also because they wield so much control over political communication.

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