The Lawyer Behind Google’s Strategy on Antitrust, China and Everything

Kent Walker is the most powerful person in tech you’ve never heard of

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Nov 8 · 6 min read
Kent Walker during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on social media influence in the 2016 U.S. elections. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

By Mark Bergen

If Google is feeling pressure from the government scrutiny bearing down, the company isn’t showing it. Last Friday the search giant announced it was paying $2.1 billion to buy Fitbit, the…

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