Conservative Group Launches Tool to Unmask Big Tech Influence – CatholicVote org

CV NEWS FEED// The American Principles Project has launched a new tool to expose the influence of Big Tech on public policy. The new project, BigTechFunding.org, provides an exhaustive database of think tanks, academic institutions, and advocacy groups that receive funding from Big Tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook. The site also includes a browser extension that interfaces with Twitter to show users which accounts are affiliated with organizations funded by Big Tech. This tool will be especially useful for tracking the “shadow” influence of large corporations. The public has recently become more aware of the hundreds of millions of dollars Big Tech spends to lobby Washington lawmakers, but BigTechFunding.org will also spread awareness about the think tanks and research universities that receive Big Tech funding — information which the institutions in question are often not required to disclose.  Many Big Tech-funded think tanks and research arms present themselves as neutral arbiters to policymakers and journalists, in an effort to indirectly form public opinion in favor of Big Tech and its political goals. 

Conservative Group Launches Tool to Unmask Big Tech Influence – CatholicVote org

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