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Facebook, Google and Microsoft freeze PAC contributions in the wake of Capitol siege – Source CNET Tech


Facebook is reportedly reassessing its political spending practices after the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

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Following the violence on Capitol Hill last week, Facebook has suspended contributions from its political action committee. And it’s not alone among tech companies.

“Following last week’s awful violence in DC, we are pausing all of our PAC contributions for at least the current quarter, while we review our policies,” Facebook spokesperson Daniel Roberts told CNET. Roberts noted that this doesn’t apply to political spending at large.

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