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Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

SFGate Friday, 11 January 2019
Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companiesWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control of the House next month. The 3 1/2-hour hearing Tuesday hit upon familiar themes — online privacy, data protection and the danger of digital monopolies — that are poised to come into even sharper focus next year. Here are some of the hurdles that Google parent Alphabet Inc., Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies are likely to face when the 116th Congress convenes. ___ USER PRIVACY Looming over the tech industry is the possibility of government regulation intended to protect people's data.
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