Wed. Dec 12th, 2018

Silicon Valley’s Rep. Ro Khanna talks tech regulation on The Vergecast

Silicon Valley’s Rep. Ro Khanna talks tech regulation on The Vergecast

On this week’s interview episode, Nilay is joined by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Verge policy reporter Makena Kelly to discuss Congress’ plans to regulate Big Tech in the new year. Earlier this month, Democrats were able to take back a majority in the House of Representatives, and after blockbuster events this year like Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, lawmakers are gearing up to rein in these Silicon Valley giants.

Khanna, who represents the California district that houses the Apple and Google campuses, was tasked with developing a set of principles these companies should abide by when it comes to issues like privacy, net neutrality, and anti-competitive behavior. He made the rounds, consulting with think tanks, the creator of the…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/27/18114314/facebook-silicon-valley-ro-khanna-congress-regulation-vergecast

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