Republican and Democratic senators upbraided Big Tech on Tuesday and urged federal legislation to regulate tech platforms that are “doing everything they can to keep our kids’ eyes glued to the screens.” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made those scathing remarks in particular about Meta Platforms Inc.’s META, +0.03% Facebook and Snap Inc. SNAP, +1.31% during a hearing. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the panel’s top Republican, added he is working with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on a bill to create a “digital regulatory commission” empowered to shut down social-media sites if they fail to adopt “best business practices.”
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