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Bookmarked: Five new bills aim to break up Big Tech platforms, force them to play nice | Ars Technica

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon would struggle to evade new regulations.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/06/five-new-bills-aim-to-break-up-big-tech-platforms-force-them-to-play-nice/

These bills seem very promising. Each bill seems designed to tackle one major issue and they're all scoped to only huge companies. I'll be watching them closely.

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Bookmarked: New initiative aims at helping West Side businesses fight gentrification

As Greenville grows and development increases around the city, we sometimes hear the word “gentrification” thrown around. The idea that people in urban neighborhoods might be uprooted by developments aimed at the wealthy is an upsetting one. But what about the local businesses in these same neighborhoods? Can’t they be the victims of gentrification, too?

https://upstatebusinessjournal.com/economic-development/new-initiative-aims-at-helping-west-side-businesses-fight-gentrification/

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