By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-7-23

President Joe Biden took Big Tech to task, and got in a shot at cable fees, in his State of the Union speech Feb. 7, with Big Tech getting the brunt of the criticism.

He said that hidden surcharges or “junk fees” add up to hundreds of dollars a month.  The Biden Administration has proposed the Junk Fee Prevention Act, which would include those cable early-termination fees….

Biden also said social media had to be held accountable for “experimenting with children for profit” and called for legislation to stop Big Tech from collecting personal information about children and teenagers, impose stricter limits on data collected on adults, and ban targeted advertising to children.  » Read More