Big Tech's lobbying vs other Toxic Industries

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  • Since 2000, the four largest Big Tech companies – Amazon, Apple, Alphabet/Google, and Facebook/Meta – have spent $465,026,307 on federal lobbying.[1][2][3][4]
    • $434,474,221 of that total has come since 2010.
  • Additionally, nine groups that the four Big Tech companies fund have spent $98,061,827 on federal lobbying since 2000.
    • $80,400,019 of that total has come since 2010.
  • Big Tech’s federal lobbying total eclipses that of other major toxic industries:
    • Since 2010, the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers have spent $282,292,834 on federal lobbying.[5][6][7][8]
    • From 1996 to 1999, the nation’s largest tobacco companies spent $155,750,398 on federal lobbying, or $261,306,596 in 2021 dollars.[9]