Apple spends least on lobbying
Among large tech and communication companies, Apple looks to spend relatively little money -- and percentage of revenue -- lobbying Washington compared to say AT&T, Microsoft, Google, or Amazon.
That could mean they'd rather spend money on products than pet politicos, or that despite Adobe's complaint to the DoJ and FTC, they're not too worried about government intervention in any of their businesses at the moment.
Comcast and Google on the other hand...
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.