By Robert W. Gehl
Challenging Google and Apple's dominance of mobile operating systems can give users more control, and support a broad realignment within tech.
By Samer Hassan
Overcoming the flaws of an internet controlled by a few major players will enable web services that are more democratic and fair.
By Ingrid Burrington
Control over underlying tech infrastructure determines who benefits from it, raising the prospect of alternative ownership and profit models.
By Cory Doctorow
As software expands into every device and system, monopolies are using intellectual property to control competitors, critics, and customers.
By Jathan Sadowski
Breaking the platform economy’s cycle of extraction and enclosure can redistribute power over data and infrastructure to the public.
By Kevin Werbach
DeFi has the capacity to transform financial services, but challenges and risks need to be properly addressed to fulfill its potential.
By Jillian C. York
In democracies and authoritarian nations alike, governments have come to rely on an ability to cut off internet access to the public.
By Karl Bode
A regulatory push in Congress, along with Big Tech critic Lina Khan's ascension as a chief antitrust official, may signal meaningful reform.
By Kristina Rapacki
UX designers, engineers, and the iPhone's co-designer are reassessing the priorities behind the ways we interact with apps and devices.