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Staunch Big Tech critic joins White House

1 month ago   |   By iMore

The move could have Apple glancing over its shoulder...
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Tim Wu has joined the White House as part of the National Economic Council.
Wu is known as a staunch critic of big tech, indicating Joe Biden may be setting his sights on companies like Apple.
A staunch critic of big tech, Tim Wu, has joined the White House as part of the National Economic Council, in a move that could spell trouble for Apple.
With antitrust suits raging around Apple, its App Store , and how developers distribute software on iPhone 12 , the move is being painted by some that President Joe Biden...
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A Leading Critic of Big Tech Is Expected to Join the White House

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Is Expected to Join the White House

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Tim Wu's appointment to the National Economic Council would signal a confrontational approach by the Biden administration.
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