Global Insider

Europe's top 'tech cop' is ready to take on Big Tech with America

Episode Summary

It looks like the European Union’s competition czar Margrethe Vestager has finally found her right hand partner in Lina Khan. She tells host Ryan Heath the Biden administration, with its commitment to regulating Big Tech, is a “dream come true.” But what will that EU-U.S. cooperation really look like? Also: Vestager’s game plan to protect whistleblowers, plus her own rules for tech at home.

Episode Notes

It looks like the European Union’s competition czar Margrethe Vestager has finally found her right hand partner in Lina Khan. She tells host Ryan Heath the Biden administration, with its commitment to regulating Big Tech, is a “dream come true.” But what will that EU-U.S. cooperation really look like? Also: Vestager’s game plan to protect whistleblowers, plus her own rules for tech at home. 

Ryan Heath is the host of the "Global Insider" podcast and authors the newsletter. 

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