Tech companies Google and Microsoft and communications companies Comcast and Verizon are among a number of corporations who have contributed to Democrat Joe Biden’s inauguration fund, according to the Inaugural Committee’s website.
The committee published a list of all donors who gave more than $200 to “the 59th Presidential Inaugural activities,” and among them are some names familiar to those concerned about potential censorship of ideas online, though social media platforms are not, as of yet, among the contributors.
“Notable donors on the list include tech companies Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm; internet service providers Verizon and Comcast; aerospace giant Boeing; labor union IBEW; health insurance company Anthem, Inc.; and medical technology company Masimo Corporation,” Politico reported on Sunday.
Google, at least, is embroiled in the current controversy over social media and online censorship. On Saturday, Google announced that it would not allow Twitter alternative, Parler, on its Play store, per Fox News, effectively prohibiting Play Store customers from downloading