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Contrary to the Republican party’s typical agenda of supporting policies that are good for business and commercial interests, a GOP-controlled House could actually lead to more federal regulation and stricter scrutiny for large technology companies.

Some of the legislative shifts might not come until after the current U.S. Supreme Court session, which will consider whether social media platforms can be held liable for a contributor’s content.

The justices are set to hear oral arguments next month in a pair of cases on those issues. The cases, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh, are garnering significant attention from the legal community—and Republican lawmakers—because they mark the first time the court will be considering the implications of Section 230(c)(1) of the Communications Decency Act, which generally shields online hosts, including social media companies, from being sued over content posted by its users.

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