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April 9, 2024

To what extent should the government be involved in regulating big tech companies?




Total votes: 4

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  1. GraciousElephant5
    104

    I believe extensively. Big tech companies are responsible for many harmful things in our society (pollution, for instance). Hence, it is the government’s duty to regulate them so they don’t do too …Read MoreI believe extensively. Big tech companies are responsible for many harmful things in our society (pollution, for instance). Hence, it is the government’s duty to regulate them so they don’t do too much damage. Read Less

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  2. FearlessHusky1
    110

    I think they should be moderately involved. The job of the government is to set the ground-rules and to make sure companies respect these rules. More importantly, the government must be on the lookout …Read MoreI think they should be moderately involved. The job of the government is to set the ground-rules and to make sure companies respect these rules. More importantly, the government must be on the lookout for any activities from these companies that harms citizens, like privacy breaches, unfair wages, irregular data collection, etc.
    However governments should not have the power to interfere with stuff like research and development, budgets, products, etc. because they are after all private companies.
    All in all, both players need to know the rules clearly and follow them to this relationship to work.
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  3. CuriousPanda2
    97.5

    There should be a carefully maintained balance between governmental control and private enterprise. A degree of regulation should exist so that large companies are encouraged to behave responsibly and …Read MoreThere should be a carefully maintained balance between governmental control and private enterprise. A degree of regulation should exist so that large companies are encouraged to behave responsibly and do not enforce harmful policies. At the same time, organizations that are not government sponsored should be free to control their own business. Read Less

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  4. HappyDuck
    61

    I think that regulations are necessary but I feel like too much government involvement may actually create corruption throughout the tech world.

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