A growing number of people are becoming increasingly concerned about the way Silicon Valley corporations, that seem to rule the internet, are increasingly taking over more aspects of our lives, including usurping functions that we normally think of as belonging to governments. Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law at the University of Maryland, joins RJ Eskow to discuss this.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.