By Sushant Kumar, Principal, Omidyar Network A version of this post first appeared on LiveMint.com on August 13. “Turn left at the next exit, in 200 meters you will reach your destination”, the voice on Google Maps running on her phone dutifully informed Meera Kumar. This was the last turn that she needed to take before reaching…Read More
Washington, DC – Today, Omidyar Network announced the final round of investments as part of its Economic Response Advocacy Fund. The Fund was established to create a stronger, more inclusive economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Joelle Gamble sits down with Pitchfork Economics to discuss economic theories can be exclusionary and perpetuate racist outcomes. Read More
By Chris Jurgens, Director, Reimagining Capitalism Next week marks the 10 year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This legislation made critical reforms to address the root causes of the 2008 financial meltdown. It reduced systemic risk and protected consumers by increasing capital and liquidity requirements for banks, strengthening oversight of…Read More
Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants entitled “A Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market”.
Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants.Read More
A dignified life means stability and agency. It means we get paid fairly for the work we do, and get a fair return for the time we put in. It means we can make ends meet, sustain our families, and send our kids off to a brighter future. It means we can take time off when needed to care for ourselves and our loved ones. And it means that everyone has a safe workplace, so no one has to choose between their health and their paycheck.
The dominant technology companies, such as Google and Facebook, self-declare as “platforms”. This means they own and operate essential infrastructure, provide services on which other companies depend, and engage in multi-sided markets. They deliver widespread conveniences and value to their users through their significant reach, features, and services. Yet, their unchecked market dominance, and social and political power is seriously threatening our individual freedoms, economies, and democracies.Read More
Today, we unveiled a groundbreaking roadmap for a possible monopolization case against Google based on the dominant position it built and maintained over critical elements of the digital advertising market.Read More