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Google (now part of parent company Alphabet) spent over $18 million lobbying politicians in 2017
Facebook spent $11.5 million on lobbying activities in 2017
Amazon spent over $12.8 million
Microsoft spent $8.5 million
Apple spent $7 million.
originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: LogicalGraphitti
If you look at those as investments, it makes more sense.
If you doubt, it's not difficult to find sources that these companies have government contracts and of course they want to keep them coming.