In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh & Nick sit down with Kara Frederick, Director of the Tech Policy Center at The Heritage Foundation, to discuss why a former Fed and Facebook employee is speaking out against Big Tech totalitarianism, the scope of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter (now X) control over our lives, TikTok's ties to the Chinese Communist Party, and the rewiring of young minds through habitual social media use and its social consequences.
Kara Frederick is Director of the Tech Policy Center at The Heritage Foundation. Her research focuses on “Big Tech” and emerging technology policy. Prior to joining Heritage, she was a fellow for the Technology & National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she concentrated on high-tech illiberalism, data privacy, and digital surveillance. Before CNAS, Kara helped create and lead Facebook’s Global Security Counterterrorism Analysis Program. She was also the Team Lead for Facebook Headquarters’ Regional Intelligence Team in Menlo Park, California. Prior to Facebook, she was a Senior Intelligence Analyst for a U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command and spent six years as a Counterterrorism Analyst at the Department of Defense. She is a regular guest on Fox News and Fox Business and has been interviewed on CBS’s 60 Minutes, CNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, BBC, Voice of America, and other national and international programs.