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House Panel Calls for Congress to Break Up Tech Giants

A House panel urged Congress to force Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google to separate popular online platforms from other business lines, saying they have too much power

10/6/2020 11:59:00 PM

A House panel urged Congress to force Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google to separate popular online platforms from other business lines, saying they have too much power

The biggest U.S. technology companies have leveraged their dominance to stifle competition and innovation, Democrats said in a report following a 16-month inquiry and called on Congress to take antitrust action.

Updated Oct. 6, 2020 5:08 pm ETWASHINGTON—America’s biggest technology companies have leveraged their dominance to stamp out competition and stifle innovation, according to a Democratic-led House panel, which called on Congress to force tech giants to separate popular online platforms from other business lines.

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Finally Are you effing real! This country is in a SERIOUS crisis and you are spending time n THIS! Shame on you all The only sustainable way to seize power from tech leviathans is to stop using them. But that would require personal accountability and action on part of the common American individual. G-d help us.

If they do they know they can kiss their campaign checks goodbye! Lol believearmenia why aren't you guys talking about how Azerbejian is trying to wipe out the nation of Armenia with the help of Turkey? Just b/c US has ties with Turkey? YOU GUYS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE WRITING ABOUT THE TRUTH. Kind of worked with Microsoft.

Good luck with that...

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Congress should consider breaking up Big Tech and limiting acquisitions, House report saysBig Tech poses a grave threat to markets that might require breaking up the most prominent U.S. tech companies and limiting their acquisitions, concluded a... I need it. They know that. Congress should do their damn job and pass a stimulus package. Curious how the platform businessmodel of Facebook, Amazon, Apple & Google is related to possible abuse of market power & violation of rules around privacy & ethics? Why did Congress and do now the House of Representatives go after Big Tech 👇

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