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Congress: don’t dismantle small businesses’ digital safety net

Some lawmakers are ignoring the millions of small businesses that use free and innovative tools and services supported by American technology platforms that may be collateral damage if overregulation makes digital tools more expensive or less effective.

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Many small businesses survived COVID-19. They might not survive Congress.

As Congress considers sweeping antitrust legislation to forcibly intervene in the digital economy, digitally-powered small businesses from around the country are making their voices heard.

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It’s time to tell lawmakers: don’t hurt small businesses that rely on digital tools.


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