and yeah i know this isn't gonna change things over night. we have so much work to do, to build a better world. but this is easy, ok? seriously low effort.
remember the oblique strategies card: "Don't be afraid of things because they're easy to do."
The EFF also has a form thingy for a related bill, the Open App Markets Act:
I'm urging you to support S.2992 - American Innovation and Choice Online Act.
Big tech platforms abuse their monopoly power to to stifle competition, which leaves internet users with less choices for the services they use online. This bill would restore competition by preventing tech monopolies from "self preferencing" on their own products at the expense of competitors.
We need this bill to pass before the August recess. Can you tell Chuck Schumer to bring it to the floor?
This bill aims to prevent big tech companies from "self-preferencing" their own products at the expense of competitors. It has bipartisan support and a good chance of passing, but... some senators might chicken out because they don't want to take a risk in an election year. We can help them get the message by flooding their inboxes and voicemail.
We are halfway through the first track from tildetown jazzband. Nobody but me has heard the combined track so far. It's incredible and I can't wait for the rest of the parts to come in.
Grammar of the Yeh language (work in progress, feedback welcome)
- not *that* kind of compression
- allie is cool, you should watch her channel
telecommunications compression algorithm commandeered in service of music
Monday April 4th is Antitrust day. If you're in the US, call your representatives and demand passage of American Innovation and Choice Online Act. It's a bipartisan bill that restricts the anti-competetive tactics of big tech platforms.