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Meet The Conservatives Who Don’t Want To Regulate Big Tech

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Federal regulation of big tech companies was a bipartisan issue in the 1990s when the internet was still in its infancy and the United States sued Microsoft for unlawful monopolization.

In recent years, as conservatives have increasingly found themselves on the wrong side of censorship by big tech platforms, the issue has found a new home on the political right, with politicians like Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley taking the lead on right-wing efforts to rein in tech companies.