“Concentration in the digital advertising market has pushed local journalism to the verge of extinction”
That's the first thing they came up with? I'm sad to see how disconnected our officials are from the real issues at hand.
NYTimes: House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media
House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media https://nyti.ms/2EY9JST
Local journalism, while important, is not the main issue at hand.
The main issues is how these companies handle our most personal data. There should be regulations to how safe they are, how reliable, and of course, if they are transparent enough through their endless wall of TOS text.
But having that data available might just be too comfortable for these officials to risk. I'm sure the big tech companies make sure of that, too.
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