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Warren Calls for Tougher Tech Regulation After Musk Twitter Deal

April 25, 2022, 11:25 PM

Senator Elizabeth Warren said Elon Musk’s deal to take over Twitter demonstrated the need for “serious regulation for Big Tech.”

“It’s dangerous because one billionaire decides how millions of people will have an opportunity to communicate with each other,” Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat and prominent progressive, told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday evening, hours after Musk agreed to buy the social media platform for $44 billion.

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
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Regulation of technology giants is essential, Warren said, “because it’s about concentration of power. And concentration of power means less competition, and ultimately means just one or a handful of people are ...