Nikki Haley and rivals are spinning up the GOP anger machine on tech again


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But polling suggests politicians like Haley are on to something: According to a YouGov poll earlier this year, 62 percent of respondents think platforms should require users to use their real names and verify their identity. Public frustration may be a factor, too. For all the criticism in the last three presidential cycles, social-media companies have largely evaded federal oversight. Privacy and online safety bills have failed in Congress and state laws are being challenged in court . “Attacking Big Tech is a victimless crime in Republican politics,” said Eric Wilson, the managing partner at Startup Caucus, a firm investing...