The 5G Crisis: Awareness & Accountability Summit w/ Dietrich Klinghardt, Tom O’Bryan +more (no-cost, online) ~ Aug 26-Sep 1 ~ Know dangers & solutions

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen, Information Technology Issues

“The global rush toward 5G is driven by the telecom sector and the  military and sold as convenience and speedier online downloading of movies, etc. In the US Senate, Senator Blumenthal (D) of Connecticut raises these kinds of concerns about forcing local communities and municipalities to accept all the new …

Facebook’s Libra project of a global digital currency . An Assessment” , by Dr. Joseph Huber

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance, Information Technology Issues, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets shares the misgivings of so many experts, central bankers, politicians and citizens about trusting Facebook’s plan to issue its Libra currency. We have posted links to many experts’ critiques and to  C-SPAN Hearings on this matter in the US Senate and Congress Committees at www.ethicalmarkets.com. This article by …

C-Span Video/Facebook Digital Currency

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Information Technology Issues, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highly recommends these Hearings in the US Senate and House Hearings on FACEBOOK’s “libra” currency and its Calibra group.  Very enlightening! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Facebook Digital Currency- Senate Banking Committee During testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Facebook’s David Marcus pledged to work with lawmakers to address concerns over …

C-Span/Google and Censorship

Jay Owen Information Technology Issues

“Ethical Markets is following all the issues around reforming the advertising business models of social media companies (see my “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“, CADMUS, Oct, 2018 and “Let’s Train Humans First, Before We Train Machines“ (2019)). This US Senate Hearing on “Google and Censorship“, July …

C-Span 3 Governing Info Technologies

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting, Information Technology Issues, Latest Headlines

HOSTING ORGANIZATION ·         Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Technology Companies and Algorithms-Link to video The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing to examine how technology companies use algorithms and machine learning to influence the public. Witnesses included industry scholars and professionals who …

A Win For Shareholders In Effort To Halt Sales Of Amazon’s Racially Biased Surveillance Tech

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

  April 5, 2019   Press Release A Win for Shareholders in Effort to Halt Sales of Amazon’s Racially Biased Surveillance Tech S.E.C. Ruling Advances Two Shareholder Proposals Targeting Amazon’s Rekognition In a major victory for investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled late Wednesday that Amazon must give …

News from NEF: algorithms, the green transition, and household debt

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this excellent report from our longtime friends at the  London-based New Economics Foundation.  I was proud to serve on its founding board of trustees and author its “Beyond Globalization“ (1999)! We are following these IT and algorithm issues (see my “The Future of Democracy Challenged in …