Be smart: Criticism of Big Tech is coming from both parties. But Republicans and conservatives have historically opposed regulating industry and breaking up monopolies, while for Democrats, it’s home base.
Congressional Democrats initially pushed for new regulations on digital political ads, but the law eventually fell through without enough Republican support.
Democratic FTC commissioners voted as a minority against the record $5 billion Cambridge Analytica privacy fine, arguing that the penalty was too small.
Democratic state attorneys general are taking the lead on investigating and suing Big Tech firms like Facebook and Google.