Silicon Valley congressman: ‘It is embarrassing how technologically illiterate most members of Congress are’

As federal regulators sharpen their focus on big tech, expect to see and hear more from Rep. Ro Khanna, a Silicon Valley congressman who is shaping legislation with a Republican counterpart that is tantamount to an internet Bill of Rights.

Khanna, (D., Calif.), is dubious of major overhauls of Facebook Inc. FB, +1.39% Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.02% Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.81% and Alphabet Inc.’s Google GOOG, +1.09%GOOGL, +1.10% , all of which may be subject to investigations by either the Justice Department or Federal Trade Commission, according to multiple reports. Echoing the sentiment of antitrust experts, Khanna said investigations should be executed “with surgical precision and not with a sledgehammer.

>>> Original Source <<<