Why does Washington suddenly seem ready to regulate big tech? Look at the polls.

Why does Washington suddenly seem ready to regulate big tech? Look at the polls.

The precipitating event for Silicon Valley’s regulatory reckoning? A change in our political beliefs. The cascade of political probes targeting the four biggest companies in tech feels like it happened suddenly. But Washington’s surge in scrutiny toward Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple in the past week is a natural culmination of a relationship between tech and society that’s grown more sour over the last two years. That’s why recent reports that the Department of Justice…

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Vox Sentences: Cuba not-so-libre

Vox Sentences: Cuba not-so-libre

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. The Trump administration restricts travel to Cuba; the Sudanese military attacks pro-democracy groups in the capital. The future of US tourism in Cuba looks bleak Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images The Trump administration is cracking down on US…

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