Amazon and Facebook Spent More Money Than Ever Lobbying in 2021 - The Ohio Star

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Amazon and Facebook parent company Meta spent more money in 2021 lobbying lawmakers and officials than any year before. The figures are record totals for both tech companies, who spent $18.9 million and $19.7 million on lobbying in 2020. The high totals come amid increasing government scrutiny of the tech industry as regulators and lawmakers look to crack down on perceived anti-competitive behavior.
4 months ago·Columbus, United States

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Amazon and Facebook Spent More Money Than Ever Lobbying in 2021 - The Ohio Star

by Ailan Evans Amazon and Facebook parent company Meta spent more money in 2021 lobbying lawmakers and officials than any year before, according to lobbying disclosure filings.Amazon spent $20.3 million on lobbying while Meta spent $20.1 million in 2021, according to a review of lobbying disclosure filings by MarketWatch. The figures are record totals for both tech companies, who spent $18.9 million and $19.7 million on lobbying in 2020, respect…

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