The Hill reports on the growing field of Democratic presidential candidates and their shared concern about user privacy. Though Democrats have yet to reach a consensus on health care and climate change, they appear to agree that Silicon Valley companies have an increased impact on user privacy and competition, among others. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., backs using antitrust laws to rein in tech giants, while Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., made privacy a major part of her presidential campaign announcement last weekend. The new rhetoric from Democrats is a shift from their close relationship with the tech industry in recent years. "Increasingly, the party is moving away from that," Open Markets Institute Fellow Matt Stoller said. "I think it's heading toward a breakup."
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