In a recent column, Kara Swisher observes that sudden congressional action on antitrust and big tech may be too late and orthogonal to what is really needed, which is regulation. We have come to a moment of such urgency because tech has operated almost entirely on a handshake that it would self-regulate. One area of self-regulation that has failed most spectacularly is transparency. And the company that has failed most blatantly is Facebook.

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Source: Why All the Facebook Fire? Because it Is the Most Cynical | The German Marshall Fund of the United States