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EARN IT Act under the Capitol Hill microscope

But don’t count on it losing its teeth: Blumenthal said in a statement that while he and Graham remain open to “constructive feedback,” they fully intend to press ahead. “For the army of well-paid industry lobbyists, this markup will be about protecting the corporate interests of their Big Tech clients,” he said. “For the rest of us, it’s about finally holding them accountable for profiting from children being sexually abused online.” (Tech trade group NetChoice today issued a report saying the bill is on a “collision course with the Fourth Amendment.”)