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Congress is running out of time for its sweeping tech agenda
Earlier in the year, industry critics had high hopes that Congress could finally turn years of frustration at the behavior of the Silicon Valley giants into legislative action. But so far these ambitions have remained largely unfulfilled.
Now, as Congress returns from hiatus, it faces a shrinking window of opportunity to overcome major obstacles standing in the way of passing big tech issues — including privacy and antitrust laws and confirmation of key federal regulators.
Here’s what to look for as lawmakers enter a crucial legislative session:
A new goalpost for the legislature’s technology cartel package