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PETER GRIFFIN: Dealing with Big Tech - axe or scalpel?

Peter Griffin
Thu, 15 Oct 2020

Peter Griffin
Thu, 15 Oct 2020
If Joe Biden wins the US presidential election and the Democrats can maintain their majority in the House of Representatives, we’ll likely see major antitrust action launched against Big Tech companies in the next four years.Many will be delighted at that prospect. The Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma, was a bit sensationalist but largely on the money in summing up the unintended social and economic consequences of two decades of unregulated growth of US tech companies and their digital platforms.For too long, US regulators have be...

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