By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-12-23
President Joe Biden took to the pages of The Wall Street Journal to launch a sweeping attack on Big Tech, saying the government needs to step in.
In his op-ed for the newspaper, the president took aim at “some” Big Tech players – he did not name names – saying they “exploit our most personal data, deepen extremism and polarization in our country, tilt our economy’s playing field, violate the civil rights of women and minorities, and even put our children at risk.”
Biden said social-media companies have to be held accountable “for the experiment they are running on our children for profit.”
Biden blamed the Internet for allowing “abusive and even criminal conduct, like cyberstalking, child sexual exploitation, nonconsensual pornography, and sales of dangerous drugs.” » Read More