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Big Tech ups D.C. lobbying amid antitrust investigations

Amazon paid government relations professionals US$12.4 million over the first nine months of 2019—a 16 per cent increase compared to the same period last year—followed closely by Facebook, at US$12.3 million (up almost 25 per cent). Google has spent US$9.8 million, Microsoft US$7.8 million and Apple US$5.5 million. Amazon, Facebook and Apple are all on track for record years of spending on lobbying. (Wall Street Journal)

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