Defending Democracy Extended Cuts: David Vladeck, former FTC consumer bureau head

As former head of the FTC’s bureau of consumer protection, David Vladeck had a front-row seat at some of the landmark lawsuits against Big Tech. He’s in a great position to explain why it’s so hard for the U.S. government — any government — to balance Big Tech’s power. “It’s not just David vs. Goliath…we’re a pretty tiny David.”

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BOB SULLIVAN is a veteran journalist and the author of four books, including the 2008 New York Times Best-Seller, Gotcha Capitalism, and the 2010 New York Times Best Seller, Stop Getting Ripped Off! His latest, The Plateau Effect, was published in 2013, and as a paperback, called Getting Unstuck in 2014. He has won the Society of Professional Journalists prestigious Public Service award, a Peabody award, and The Consumer Federation of America Betty Furness award, and been given Consumer Action’s Consumer Excellence Award.

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