Tech companies would no longer be able to ban political candidates, and they would have to provide opt-outs of content filters for citizens of Florida if new measures by Governor Ron DeSantis are enacted. 

“The core issue here is this: are consumers going to have the choice to consume the information they choose or are oligarchs in Silicon Valley going to make those choices for us?” DeSantis said in a speech announcing the proposed regulations. “No group of people should exercise such power, especially not tech billionaires in Northern California.”

This past October, a 16-month congressional investigation determined that Big Tech companies held “monopoly power” in key business segments and abused their marketplace dominance to profit and protect themselves from political scrutiny and regulation. But with the new Biden administration saturated with tech operatives and advocates, it appears doubtful the Justice Department will act on the 450-page report, compiled by the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel. The report concluded that there was “significant evidence” showing anticompetitive conduct by Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and others, which stifled consumer choice and weakened democracy.

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  1. Richard McKenzie 2 years ago

    I know that most will not listen or comply with my recommendation; however, if you want to get the attention of the tech oligarchs then hurt them where it matters most. Boycott their products so they lose what matters most to them, the dollar.

  2. Yes, just stop using their crap! In two weeks time you will be free to think for yourselves. They will lose money and all of the power, you who use thier products have given them.

  3. Rock 1 year ago

    Push back or the new King of America will be Fuckerburger

  4. Ian Mensik 1 year ago

    Boycotts are the only way. Of everything except food and water. Everything.

  5. Keirh Johnson 1 year ago

    Yes , boycott of those who offend us and take our business to those who support free speech and truthful fact based reporting ( not editors politically biased opinions )

  6. Eddie Rios 1 year ago

    Yeah- boycott GOGGLE and use BRAVE browser with duckduck go search engine for free and use protonmail instead of gmail…..

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