Timothy Shiou-Ming Wu is a legal scholar and professor at Columbia Law School who specializes in antitrust, copyright, and telecommunications law. He is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. Wu is best known for having coined the term "network neutrality." He has advocated for an antitrust break-up of Facebook. He also served as a senior adviser to the Federal Trade Commission, and on the National Economic Council during the Obama Administration. Wu has written three books and co-edited a fourth. His most recent book, "The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age," was published in 2018. Wu received his B.Sc from MgGill University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Emily, John and David talk about the coup attempt, Facebook’s legal troubles, and which presidential norms to restore or discard, with guest Tim Wu.It's conundrum season! Pass along your most pressing conundrums here: www.slate.com/conundrum. Our annual Conundrum show is coming soon.Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:Tim Wu for the New York Times: “What Really Saved the Republic From Trump?”Zeynep Tufekci for the Atlantic: “ ‘This Must Be Your First’ ”They Might Be GiantsHere are this week’s cocktail chatters: John: Dalya Alberge for the Guardian: “ ‘Sistine Chapel of the Ancients' Rock Art Discovered in Remote Amazon Forest”David: Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield Emily: Esmé E. Deprez for Bloomberg Businessweek: “How Medela Lost Moms”Listener chatter from Charlotte Hope, @charlottehope: Elizabeth Yuko for Architectural Digest: “How Previous Epidemics Impacted Home Design”Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on the Gabfest each week, and access to special bonus episodes throughout the year. Sign up now to listen and support our show. For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment David, Emily, and John consider a question from listener Daniela Koontz about ideal road trips.You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)The email address for the Political Gabfest is gabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Host Nicholas Lemann sits down with Columbia University law professor Tim Wu to discuss the politics of Louis Brandeis and Theodore Roosevelt as antitrust has reemerged this year as a major issue in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election.             The post 'The Curse of Bigness' with Tim Wu appeared first on Columbia Global Reports.
Have we entered a new Gilded Age? Are Facebook, Google, and Apple today's Standard Oil, Northern Securities Company, and US Steel? On this episode, professor Tim Wu discusses the history and legacy of antitrust law in America, as well as whether it's time to break up big-tech. Tim Wu is a professor at Columbia Law School where he focuses on antitrust, copyright, and communications law. His latest book is "The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age." Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/political-economy-james-pethokoukis/tim-wu-on-the-curse-of-bigness/.Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/.Subscribe to Political Economy with James Pethokoukis in iTunes (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed. For all our podcasts in one place, subscribe to the Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed in iTunes or by RSS feed.
Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington to discuss the ongoing impact of the government shutdown and President Trump's leadership. Tarana Burke, the founder of the "MeToo" Movement, discusses the new documentary "Surviving R.Kelly" shining a light on the R and B star's history of sexual abuse allegations. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Tim Wu, author of "The Curse of Bigness" about the threat of corporate monopolies. via Knit
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