Tech Under Scrutiny in Russian Investigation

September 22, 2017 05:00 AM
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The tech industry pitches itself as a force for good, connecting the world and helping information flow freely. But Silicon Valley is under increasing scrutiny with reports that people in Russia were able to use these services to target and influence U.S. public sentiment. At TechCrunch Disrupt, a big tech conference this week in San Francisco, VOA's Michelle Quinn walked around tech booths to find out how those pitching their startups see tech's role in society.