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‘From heroes to villains’: tech industry faces bipartisan backlash in Washington

(THE GUARDIAN) Sabrina Siddiqui, September 28, 2017 — As political polarization continues to plague Washington, a rare consensus is emerging between the left and the right that America’s largest technology companies must be subject to greater scrutiny.

US lawmakers are escalating their rhetoric against Silicon Valley, an industry that has long trafficked in its reputation as a leading source of innovation but is now under fire for what critics see as vast, unchecked power.

Source: ‘From heroes to villains’: tech industry faces bipartisan backlash in Washington | US news | The Guardian