Published in


Google Photos Just Made the Case for Breaking Up Big Tech

A new policy perfectly illustrates a core issue across the industry

New Google Photos icon.
Photo: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

After five years of Google Photos offering unlimited, free storage of “high-quality” compressed images, Google announced on Wednesday that its policy is changing. Starting next June, any new photos you upload will count toward the 15 gigabytes of free…




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

Tesla’s 4680 Cells & Structural Pack Revealed At Cyber Rodeo

Facebook Is Betting That Users Secretly Like Targeted Advertising

Still Waiting On The Next-Gen Tesla Roadster? It May Arrive Next Year

NFT pass is next gen of PFP tokens

Honda releases first-production electric motorcycle, but its CRF-E2 comes with a small catch

Arrival reveals its EV especially designed for Uber and ride hailing

What are our smartphones costing us?

NHTSA Expands Tesla Autopilot-Related Investigation To 830K Cars

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Will Oremus

Will Oremus

Senior Writer, OneZero, at Medium

More from Medium

Learnings from Codedamn HackFest

7 benefits to joining deploy(impact) 2022

SIMO app has Launched!

Resolve 11 Product Workflow Red Flags Using Website Recording Software