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Breaking up big tech would be a big mistake

Peter Morici
Breaking up big tech would be a big mistake

The government, with some goading from their competitors, appears eager to apply antitrust enforcement to Facebook (FB) , Apple (AAPL) , Google (GOOG)(GOOGL)  and (AMZN) (FAGA). This would be a terrible misuse of the law for market-dominance problems that emerging technologies will resolve and for privacy and security issues where bigness contributes little. To put one complaint aside — the increasing size of American tech companies has not caused stagnant wages.