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(Politico)   Once Big tech's most powerful lobbyist "The Internet Association has been shedding staff, losing influence on Capitol Hill and shrinking to near-obscurity in media coverage of tech policy debates in Washington". Good thing no new laws are pending now   (politico.com) divider line
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2021-07-12 3:22:10 PM  
They don't matter ever since the big ones got enough money to buy their own senators directly.
 
2021-07-12 7:16:37 PM  
have stepped into the void to speak for the companies on antitrust, a hot policy topic that IA declines to weigh in on.

Gee, wonder why they're irrelevant
 
2021-07-12 9:40:20 PM  
So their CEO was making $1 million a year before he left(early 2020) and their total revenue was $10 million for 2019.

That might be part of your problem.
 
2021-07-12 10:32:51 PM  
In its place, other tech-focused advocacy groups - including a new startup headed by a former Google executive - have stepped into the void to speak for the companies on antitrust, a hot policy topic that IA declines to weigh in on.

So basically everything is the same except this one lobbyist firm is running out of money.

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