Washington Post: Facebook whistleblower’s revelations could usher in tech’s ‘Big Tobacco moment,’ lawmakers say

Washington Post: Facebook whistleblower’s revelations could usher in tech’s ‘Big Tobacco moment,’ lawmakers say. “Lawmakers say that testimony from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is galvanizing members of both parties to unify behind sweeping proposals targeting social media companies, after years of stalled attempts, with some calling it the tech industry’s ‘Big Tobacco moment.’ ‘This time feels distinctly different,’ Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), chair of the Senate Commerce consumer protection subcommittee, said in an interview. ‘The public has been engaged and outraged in a very different way.'”

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