Bipartisan bill targets near total control of online advertising

Congressional lawmakers have proposed legislation to break Google and Facebook’s monopoly on digital advertising, accusing the tech giants of taking advantage of their market dominance. Both the House and Senate have enacted the “Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act,” which advocates say will restore and protect fair competition in the digital ad markets dominated […]

New Digital Companies, Old Advertising Habits

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection past columns. I have nothing against ads. They make it more convenient for us to watch “Monday Night Football” and read The New York Times. I love a well-made crying TV commercial. What I don’t like is the young companies that have […]