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Did Big Tech Get Too Big? U.S. Crackdown Seeks Answer: QuickTake

July 27, 2020, 10:11 PM

The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-commerce and smartphones, search advertising and social-media traffic. Antitrust enforcers globally have ramped up their oversight. The stepped-up scrutiny in the U.S. under President Donald Trump will likely continue whether or not he wins re-election in November, as Democrats, too, are pushing for stronger enforcement.

1. How far is the U.S. going?

The Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission and a nationwide group of state attorneys general have ...

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