Gene Kimmelman

Gene Kimmelman is a fellow at Yale’s Thurman Arnold Project. Previously, he was Deputy Associate Attorney General. He served as the president and CEO of Public Knowledge, the director of the Internet Freedom and Human Rights project at the New America Foundation, and as chief counsel for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, he served as vice president for federal and international affairs at Consumers Union. He has also served as chief counsel and staff director for the Antitrust Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee and legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America. He began his career as a consumer advocate and staff attorney for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch.

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The Challenges to (Re)forming a Platform Economy for the People

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