14th and G Podcast

Boom Time Ahead for Tech Lobbyists as Policy Threats Intensify

While tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Apple have already stepped up their lobbying efforts, there is a growing belief the companies will have to pay even more attention to policy in the coming years as regulators across the globe increase scrutiny, Axios’ Kim Hart reports. What we’ve heard: Prominent tech lobbyist Bruce Mehlman tells Kim that the industry giants face issues related to trade, security, privacy, market power and more. And it’s not just those in Washington taking notice.