Tech companies must suddenly focus on lobbyists instead of engineers.
The altered videos could sway an election.
Ro Khanna is drafting legislation.
They're seizing on the antitrust moment in Washington.
Lawmakers are starting to scrutinize manipulated videos.
Regulators need to approve its planned acquisition of Looker.
The industry's upstarts are deeply intertwined with the behemoths.
But other industry insiders are skeptical it will result in meaningful change.
Mounting privacy and competition concerns show it's no longer immune to "techlash."
Their worries now go beyond just tough political rhetoric.