Congress Just Asked Big Tech Companies for Private Emails About Their Biggest Controversies
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September 13, 20192 min read, 471 words

Congress Just Asked Big Tech Companies for Private Emails About Their Biggest ControversiesCongress Just Asked Big Tech Companies for Private Emails About Their Biggest Controversies

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Published: September 13, 2019  |  2 min read, 471 words
The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee has sent four request for information letters to Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, and Apple, asking for closely held details on some of the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley. It released the letters publicly this morning, and the comp...
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Investigative
September 13, 2019
The piece is basically a report on the U.S. Congress sending a bill of particulars to large technology firms in the US. It lists the information requested from the various companies and the reasons why that information is being requested. The article does not go into much detail as to the background issues which led to this action by Congress. The reader may note a tad of one-sidedness which may be troubling to some. All in all a brief but generally worthwhile read, particularly for those inclined to keep up on such goings-on.
September 13, 2019
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Investigative
September 13, 2019
The article discusses inquiries from congress about the major tech companies and the amount of control they exert over online commerce. There is little in the way of sources outside the published letters, but the story is still developing. No comments were posted from the major tech companies, which leaves the article somewhat one sided overall. Though it is informative.
September 13, 2019
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Investigative
September 21, 2019
The author shows how anyone should be able to write a small yet investigative and unbiased article. Well written, well sourced, good references and provides a good context to the reader.
September 21, 2019
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Balanced
September 13, 2019
This is a good, balanced look at the breaking news that Congress is asking tech companies for private emails regarding sensitive, possible antitrust practices. The author remains balanced and doesn't use the story as an excuse for another attack piece on big tech.
September 13, 2019
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