Democratic presidential hopefuls (fromL) US Senator from New Jersey Cory Booker, US Senator from California Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden applaud ahead of the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019.
Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images
It’s still more than five months until the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus and the heat of the Democratic primary season. Many technology executives remain on the sidelines, waiting for the field to narrow a bit before deciding who to support — if anyone at all.
But a few big names have already written checks.
The decision of who to get behind is more important than ever as regulators and lawmakers turn up the pressure on the tech industry through antitrust investigations and probes on the use and abuse of consumer data. Broader issues like immigration, climate change and trade have pitted the Trump…