\u003c/blockquote>\n\n\u003c/div>\u003c/figure>\n","oembed":true,"provider":"twitter","rich":true},"children":[]},{"name":"html","config":{"content":" \u003cp>Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov, who now lives in New York, writes on Twitter that American technology companies need to \"call Putin's bluff.\"\u003c/p> \u003cp>\"Software is soft power. American tech companies should stand up for the values of innovation that made their success possible, not bow down to dictators for a little extra cash they don't even need,\" he says.\u003c/p> "},"children":[]},{"name":"core-embed","config":{"content":"\n\u003cfigure class=\"wp-block-embed-twitter wp-block-embed is-type-rich is-provider-twitter\">\u003cdiv class=\"wp-block-embed__wrapper\">\n\u003cblockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\" data-width=\"500\" data-dnt=\"true\">\u003cp lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\">Where is the backlash? American consumers have the power to change the world for the better by protesting against such things, from Crimea to Hong Kong. Stop letting tech companies & tyrants have it both ways.\u003c/p>— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) \u003ca href=\"https://twitter.com/Kasparov63/status/1199821025934004225?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\">November 27, 2019\u003c/a>\u003cscript async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\">\u003c/script>\u003c/blockquote>\n\n\u003c/div>\u003c/figure>\n","oembed":true,"provider":"twitter","rich":true},"children":[]},{"name":"html","config":{"content":" \u003cp>\"Where is the backlash?\" he adds. \"American consumers have the power to change the world for the better by protesting against such things, from Crimea to Hong Kong. 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