How Tech Lobbying Shapes Policy and Impacts Your Life

In a representative democracy, the people who put forth the most time and money tend to have the greatest impact on policy. That means companies often have the most say in the industries they compete in.

The tech sector is no different. Tech companies are spending more dollars lobbying governments than ever before, and they’re getting results. That has a direct impact on the laws and regulations in our areas, shaping our government’s approaches to privacy and civil rights.

What Is Tech Lobbying?

Lobbying is the act of trying to influence policy. While the word has a somewhat negative connotation, there’s nothing inherently […]