“We've recognized that the company is generally seen as liberal by policymakers,” a government-relations executive told Google employees in February.
Microsoft President Brad Smith calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology, to curb potential bias and invasions of privacy.
Big tech companies have a history of discrediting critics, forging alliances with adversaries, and deflecting scrutiny to competitors.
Rival browser maker DuckDuckGo found users got different results for the same search, even when they were logged out or using Incognito mode.
Companies say they will let employees sue over claims of harassment, rather than go through arbitration; but many policies don't cover older cases, or other claims.
The FDA proposed restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes that are similar to policies that Juul adopted earlier this week.