Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

Comedian John Oliver decided to wade into the antitrust battleground this week, and he didn’t hold back any punches. Oliver devoted 25 minutes of his most recent Last Week Tonight show to discuss general Big Tech badness and advocated in favor of a pair of historic antitrust bills currently being considered in Congress. The comedian … Read more

Subway does franchisee damage control after John Oliver segment: memos

Subway, America’s biggest restaurant chain, is doing damage control with its own franchisees after a 26-minute segment on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” sharply criticized its treatment of them. Oliver criticized Subway for exploiting its franchisees and being perhaps the country’s worst franchisor during the episode on May 22. “For decades, franchisees have … Read more