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Big Tech giving European consumers what they deny Americans

”Tech companies have built a perfect record so far in blocking major legislation in Congress,” The Wall Street Journal observed as the final effort to pass tech-related regulation failed in the closing days of the 117th Congress.

  • Tom Wheeler
  • Brookings

However, the same companies that spend lavishly to oppose American consumer protection efforts are buck


A key to Big Tech’s unblemished record, The Wall Street Journal reported, was “prodigious spending on Beltway lobbying and grassroots politicking.”

Advertising to influence Congress not to pass tech-related legislation exceeded $100 million, the…

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