Germany’s antitrust regulator opening probe into online advertising industry as concerns arise over dominance of Google and Facebook and use of consumer data (Reuters)

Reuters: Germany’s antitrust regulator opening probe into online advertising industry as concerns arise over dominance of Google and Facebook and use of consumer data  — 

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Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start with €2.4B Google fine (Nitasha Tiku/Wired)

Nitasha Tiku / Wired: Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start

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Three interrelated macro themes dominated this year in tech: the breakout of crypto, beginning of the end of white male dominance, and the backlash against tech (Fred Wilson/AVC)

Fred Wilson / AVC: Three interrelated macro themes dominated this year in tech: the breakout of crypto, beginning of the end of white male dominance,

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