Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks to Kara Swisher about systemic racism, regulating tech, and the divided Democratic Party on the Recode Decode podcast.
Among Buttigieg’s proposals for tech regulation: A national data privacy framework that guarantees the “right to be forgotten” from the internet; recognition of Uber drivers and other gig economy workers as employees with the right to unionize; and more aggressive scrutiny of companies like Facebook when they try to acquire smaller competitors like WhatsApp and Instagram.
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