Tom Steyer

“It is imperative [that] Facebook restore the public’s trust in its commitment to privacy and data protection.” Source: Tom Steyer Twitter 

Tom Steyer

Billionaire hedge fund manager and founder of Farallon Capital and Onecalifornia Bank

Philanthropist and Founder of NextGen America, a nonprofit that supports progressive politics. 

A progressive billionaire, Tom Steyer wants to create more sustainable energy, expand Medicare coverage, ban assault weapons, require universal background checks for firearms, and raise taxes for the wealthy. 

The Key

Security Issues

With the rise of security breaches, the consolidation of power to a few large tech companies, and data privacy issues in large numbers, these tech issues are some of the most contentious of this election cycle. 

Cyber Security

Tom Steyer's thoughts and actions on how to keep the Internet safe and secure for all.

Data Privacy

How Tom Steyer Will Protect Consumer Data

Tech Monopolies

How Tom Steyer Will Deal With Large Tech Companies Like Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

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Cyber Security

October 2019

In the October debates, Steyer said that President Trump is “a disaster…when it comes to Russia attacking our democracy.”

Source: The Washington Post 

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Data Privacy

March 2018

Aside from tweeting that Facebook needs to commit more to protecting user privacy and data, Steyer hasn’t spoken about data privacy. 

Source: Tom Steyer Twitter

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Tech Monopolies

October 2019

 “I agree with Senator Warren that, in fact, monopolies have to be dealt with. They either have to be broken up or regulated, and that’s part of it.” 

Source: NPR