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Could the halcyon days of Google, Apple and Facebook be over??
US lawmakers are pushing new legislation that would limit the powers of Silicon Valley giants – and Big Tech doesn’t like it. So much so that Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to complain about it!
RT’s Ben Swann asks Danish programmer David Heinemeier Hansson if Big Tech is too big, speaks to two Nigerians (for and against the Lagos government’s Twitter ban), and asks a consumer tech expert about whether reining in Big Tech will make any difference to its users.RT YouTube Channel
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