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the four GAFA 四騎士が創り変えた世界というベストセラー作者で教授でもあるScott Gallowayが変わらない切れ味でこの問題に触れていました。

Melody Hahm·West Coast Correspondent
Wed, January 13, 2021, 2:22 AM·3 min read

“How did we get here, when we have essentially a mob Insurrection on our capital, and our lawmakers have to use furniture to secure the doors? And we find that the most meaningful action or what we find the next day is that we're begging 30-something-year-old CEOs of companies to block their account. So you sort of have to wonder, how did we get here?”

“I'd like to think that this is the beginning of the end of Big Tech as we know it. I think this is another example that when you have algorithms that are profit-driven, and these algorithms are different, and figure out the tribalism, and dividing us, is very profitable. And it ends up in an overrun or a seizure of the U.S. Capitol,” he said.

彼の問題意識はSection230よりも力を持ち過ぎたGAFAの解体の方にあるようです。You don't break me up. And I'd like you to continue to weaponize and spread misinformation.と、トランプの暴言を野放しにしたのは解体を免れるためだったと語ったりしていて手厳しいです。

But Galloway argues there needs to be more antitrust regulation beyond Section 230 reform. Indeed, regulators began to take unprecedented action against Big Tech last year.

In October, the Justice Department accused Google of maintaining an illegal monopoly in search and advertising. Two months later, FTC accused Facebook of engaging in anti-competitive practices — specifically, buying its key competitors to maintain its dominance in social networking. The FTC suit went farther than the Justice Department by seeking to actually break up Facebook, a solution that Galloway agrees with.

“I think the place to start is with breaking these guys up. I think that it's telling that we seem to be always begging the same one or two firms,” he said. “I think increased competition would be good.”

彼は秋にPost Corona: From Crisis to Opportunityという本を出していました。コロナで庶民の窮状の中、トップは在宅勤務で家族との時間が増え、株価上昇で資産も増えていると指摘し、トップへの増税を提案しています。

Scott Galloway , Prof G Jan 16, 2021, 7:46 AM
Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern.
The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice."
In it, he says the US is experiencing two pandemics: one for a quarter of Americans who are food insecure and behind on rent, and another for the shareholder class who's enjoying an explosion in net worth and working from home. 
Galloway says we should impose a one-time 2% wealth tax on the richest 5% of households (many of whom benefited from $3 trillion in stimulus aid), which he estimates would raise up to $1 trillion to support low-income families.

The Fourも面白かったので、こちらの本も買って早速読み始めました。