Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti

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Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Policymakers are keen on breaking up Big Tech

The chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google testified before the USA's Congress on 29 July 2020 to defend their market dominance from accusations they’re stifling rivals.

Facebook’s new ‘privacy cop’ is doomed to fail

If properly designed, the t=role of the FTC enforced Facebook cop could be truly game-changing – one of a forceful privacy cop setting the standards for how the power of big technology firms is managed from here on. However, it is more likely that it is doomed.

Facebook’s privacy pivot

CEO Mark Zuckerberg's claimed intent to focus on privacy will be hard to execute, will not happen soon and does not address major concerns about the company's role in society.

Global trust in Internet media is changing

Digital technology was dreamed of as the ultimate connector and leveler, the ideal destroyer of borders and boundaries. The digital community that assembled itself around this summer’s FIFA World Cup shows one example of a true global village, in which people share the same obsessions on the digital planet.