The year 2019 was one of tension and conflict for many tech companies. Monopolistic entities like YouTube, Facebook, and Microsoft all faced extensive scrutiny through the year, leading to several legal developments that may severely affect how a user accesses the web, their phone, and more. And Apple is not exempt from these effects.
This growing distrust, described by analysts as the “techlash,” is the basis for a number of possible changes in American, European, and international law that may have severe consequences for the everyday tech user. But oftentimes, these developments are buried under the bevy of chaos that describes the modern political news cycle. Continue reading to browse our list of political stories that you should definitely keep an eye on.