In one month, tech lobbies spent nearly $15 million on ads against this text.
If an industry’s concern is measured by its lobbying campaigns, then the US tech sector is deeply concerned about a bipartisan bill about to be considered by the Senate. According to the wall street journalthe representative organizations of Silicon Valley, protesting against this text, have spent since 1er May nearly $15 million in negative television and internet advertising. This amount even reaches 36 million dollars if we go back to the beginning of the year 2021, unheard of.
These advertisements target voters with a simple message: their representatives are preparing to study legislation that risks putting an end to the services to which they are attached. “Politicians in Washington are preparing legislation that could end Amazon Prime two-day delivery and threaten our economic recovery. Tell your senators not to break Amazon Prime”, declares one of these advertisements. Other messages denounce…