Although lawmakers came to play hardball, each CEO largely stood their ground and vociferously defended the reputation of their companies. As predicted, Wednesday’s antitrust hearing added little to the current conversation on the growing influence of big tech in American markets and daily life.
One thing is clear, however. The omnipresent role of big tech is an issue that desperately needs a solution, but very few have been offered. For lawmakers, the question of the day is how to best regulate a rapidly growing industry that continues to swallow up competitors and stifle entrepreneurial growth.
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