Criticising Big Tech can feel redundant at a time when many chief executives in Silicon Valley are doing such a good job of making the public sceptical about their business models and their executive competence all by themselves.

Even so, Mark Zuckerberg's speech at Georgetown University and his testimony on Capitol Hill last week are worthy of note. Facebook insists it does not want to be responsible for false political advertising. So I'd like to help Zuckerberg out by fact checking a few of the points of disinformation in his own communications.

Five takeaways from Zuckerberg's Libra