WARNING: BAD LANGUAGE
Trying to get Senators to understand the internet is like a grandchild trying to explain Snapchat and coding to Grandma and Grandpa.
This is funny – but makes a great point. Austin Bragg and Andrew Heaton make outstandingly good satirical videos for Reason TV, and this one is no exception.
It was hard to watch Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional hearing without liking congress a lot less. In between the rampant showboating and clumsy soundbites, it became clear that a lot of legislators don’t know enough about technology to competently regulate it. And even if they did, the federal government’s track record on surveillance and privacy rights is less than sterling.