July 17, 2023
A new bipartisan campaign aims to reduce the influence of Big Tech companies in American politics by asking political candidates to reject donations from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft executives, lobbyists, and PACs.
The campaign’s launch was first reported this week by the Washington Post. The campaign says its first priority is outreach to candidates running for House, Senate, and President to ask them to sign the pledge.
“The free market and the rule of law are fundamental to a functioning democracy, and both are under threat by Big Tech,” said Mike Davis, President of the conservative-aligned Internet Accountability Project. “Big Tech has crushed small businesses, spied on Americans, silenced critics, and bought off politicians. It’s time for leaders in both parties to say ‘no’ to Big Tech’s money and ‘yes’ to reining in these monopolistic lawbreakers.”
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Unlike the Big Tech monopolies, the Internet Accountability Project pledges to never sell or share your personal information, which is your property.