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Silicon Valley Faces Regulatory Fight on Its Home Turf

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The staging ground for one of the biggest regulatory fights facing the technology industry is far removed from Washington or Brussels, tucked into an alley next to a wine and cheese shop about 30 miles from Silicon Valley.

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