Social Justice in Tech: Get Back to Basics

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“Want to control the tech giants? Stop trying to control the tech itself” says Jericho partner Deborah Doane in this recent piece for Rights CoLab. With a constant “revolving door” between tech companies and government:

“Green regulations, financial regulations, trade and tech rules — all are designed by the subjects of the regulations themselves. This results in weaker rules that can have negative impacts on our rights, our freedoms, and our democracies”

Deborah argues that we should shift our focus from “the algorithms and the tech and simply get back to basics”; solid frameworks provided by company law, competition law, and lobbying regulations and hold the tech sector to account.

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