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The Senate Is Mad as Hell at Facebook—Again


Toward the end of Thursday’s hearing on Facebook and teen mental health, Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) alluded to the Chinese government’s recent decision to impose strict limits on kids’ video game time. “They have told teenagers to take a real break,” he said, addressing Facebook’s head of global safety, Antigone Davis. “Do you think the United States government needs to look at doing something like that?”The moment was revealing. A law like China’s would be unthinkably draconian in the US. Yet Sullivan seemed almost wistful. Can you imagine? A country that actually regulates its technology …

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