After this was shut down the primary source for tech analysis and advice to congress became tech lobbyists. Even to this day, you can see that when the government is trying to consult on how best to regulate tech, they’re most often asking the tech companies themselves. No surprise we’ve seen such limp wristed regulation over the last 2 decades. He knows. Which is why he’s backing Trump. Zuckerberg is playing to keep the strong man he is friendly within power as opposed to actually risking dealing with laws and a democratic government that is part of the republic.
Zuckerberg has had numerous “secret” meetings with Trump and his people. Not to mention his head of global policy is a former Scalia clerk who worked 8 years in the GWB administration and was part of the Brooks Brothers Riot. Zuckerberg is one of those laissez-faire pseudo-Randian silicon valley types. They see their platforms as nation-states unto themselves. Much like Civ you only need the most envoys to levy the military.