Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake, Regulate Big Tech
Brad Smith says governments need to step in and set rules for the Internet giants. "Almost no technology has gone so entirely unregulated, for so long, as digital technology," he says.
One of the largest technology companies in history wants more regulations. Of court they do. They'll help write them and they'll be able to afford complying with them, whereas most of their competition won't. Oldest trick in the book.
Microsoft President Brad Smith says governments need to regulate big tech companies. "We need to work with governments to protect, frankly, something that is far more important than technology: democracy."
"Regulate our competitors", says Microsoft