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This week: 449 pages of scary bedtime reading for Zuck, Bezos, Sundar and Tim Cook
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At approximately 4 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, the US House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee dropped a 449-page depth charge on the tech industry. The report was not unexpected — it’s the product of a 16-month investigation and a public hearing with all the CEOs in July — but its release instantly was still a bombshell in the world of tech.
Referring to Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook as “the kinds of monopolies we last saw in the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons,” the legislators declared a “clear and