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US House committee recommends 'structural separations' but not outright break-up of Big Tech

By Dave Perera and Michael Acton
  • 06 Oct 2020 19:48
  • 06 Oct 2020 20:08
A US House committee's 16-month investigation into digital competition stopped short of outright recommending the break-up of Big Tech companies, despite finding that Silicon Valley has abused its market power, picking winners and losers.
The House Judiciary Committee today urged a slew of legislative and administrative fixes to antitrust law

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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