FOI’s Christie-Lee Applauds Missouri Attorney General’s Investigation Into Google In Letter

On November 15th, FOI Executive Director Christie-Lee McNally penned a letter to Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley applauding his decision to open an investigation into Google’s monopoly power. Hawley’s investigation will examine Google’s potential violations of Missouri’s consumer protection and anti-trust laws. Christie applauded Hawley’s decision to open the investigation and encouraged him to include […]

FOI’s Christie-Lee’s Response to factually inept NYT opinion piece is, unsurprisingly, ignored

On November 3rd, 2017, FOI Executive Director Christie-Lee McNally submitted the below LTE in response to an October 31st 2017 opinion-editorial in the New York Times titled ““Net Neutrality: Why Artists and Activists Can’t Afford to Lose It,” by W. Kamau Bell. Not surprisingly, the New York Times neglected to run Christie’s response, in which she pointed out that […]

Kudos to Cruz

Lawyers from Facebook, Google, and Twitter appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday on a much anticipated hearing on Russia’s influence on the 2016 election. And while the committee focused on fake ads and making sure foreign money doesn’t get in elections, Sen. Ted Cruz made another crucial point on the power of Silicon Valley […]

Soros’s Diabolical Plan

We’ve known for a long time that powerful forces are at work behind controlling the people’s internet, but the radical leftist mega donor George Soros has just solidified these fears by giving an astounding $18 billion to his Open Society Foundation. This “foundation,” which is known for promoting liberal causes, has been used as Soros’s […]

Pai Confirmation a Defeat for Tech-Left

This past week, the Senate reconfirmed Ajit Pai to his second term as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This is a huge victory for those who support a free and open internet because it brings us one step closer to undoing the damage President Obama caused while his Silicon Valley order taker Tom […]

Silicon Valley’s tech-tonic plates are causing a social earthquake

American social movements have often been compared to tectonic plates. They slowly, imperceptibly build up pressure below ground – often for years – before exploding to the surface with extraordinary ferocity and energy. In the last few months, we’ve witnessed such an earthquake as the online uprising against the unrestrained power and arrogance of Silicon […]

Billionaire encourages Facebook to “read every message”

Late last week former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg commented on Russian fake news and propaganda around the 2016 Presidential election at his inaugural Bloomberg Global Business Forum. The solution to this social media problem that he says is “killing democracy” is simple: Facebook should “read every message” before it’s posted to […]