Should Big Online Firms Be Regulated Like Public Utilities?
How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook?
Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
It’s a discussion that’s been gaining steam, so we reached out to Harold Feld to talk about it. He's senior vice president of Public Knowledge, which is a D.C.-based nonprofit focusing on digital advocacy and consumer protection.