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    • Move Fast and Break Things

    • How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy
    • By: Jonathan Taplin
    • Narrated by: Holden Still
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Move Fast and Break Things tells the story of how a small group of libertarian entrepreneurs began in the 1990s to hijack the original decentralized vision of the Internet, in the process creating three monopoly firms - Facebook, Amazon, and Google - that now determine the future of the music, film, television, publishing, and news industries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, okay performance

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Move Fast and Break Things

    • How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means for All of Us
    • By: Jonathan Taplin
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Taplin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for the purposes of being sold ever more products and advertising. Those that create the content - the artists, writers and musicians - are finding they can no longer survive in this unforgiving economic landscape. But it didn't have to be this way.

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    • Revealing

    • By N. Ravi Krishnan on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Do You Love Music? Silicon Valley Doesn't

    • By: Jonathan Taplin
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Do You Love Music? Silicon Valley Doesn't" is from the May 19, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Taplin and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Forget AT&T. The Real Monopolies Are Google and Facebook.

    • By: Jonathan Taplin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Forget AT&T. The Real Monopolies Are Google and Facebook." is from the December 13, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Taplin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Ties That Bind

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Chris Cillizza, and others
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From incendiary phone calls with world leaders to a sloppy military operation in Yemen, a look at what we've learned so far from...

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    • Is It Time to Break Up Google?

    • By: Jonathan Taplin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Let's face it: the biggest tech companies are monopolies.

    "Is It Time to Break Up Google?" is from the April 21, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Taplin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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