From destroying documents to trying to stop a public feed of the antitrust trial, Google knows the value of its own privacy.
“Do no harm…” for those of a certain age those words were believed as a glimmer of hope that change for the better was a possibility. Instead they are the eulogy for any hope tech would change corporate culture.
Nice overview. I'll be following with interest.
The perennial problem is people assuming good faith when there is absolutely no reason to. Sometimes I think it's just a lack of knowledge, sometimes I think it's willful ignorance or naivete, and sometimes I think it's just blatantly weaponized by someone who will pretend everything is alright until the situation comes crashing down and there's no possible way to deny the truth anymore.
Matt, I don't know if this qualifies as a weird monopoly, but it's a private equity rollup with devastating consequences for kids with autism - for whom good services at a young age can mean a huge difference in outcome.
Until I read this piece, I don't think I fully understood how little incentive PE has to make the acquired business work at all.
I kind of want to vomit just thinking about that one.
Assume, for a minute, that starting tomorrow, all existing antitrust regulations were aggressively enforced; would it have any impact on this particular kind of PE plunder?
Thanks for taking the effort to write a whole review ... I will check it out (and subscribed to your substack).