The history of trustbusting shows there are many possible ways to combat the monopoly power of companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
US regulators are seriously questioning whether companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook have too much power. This new push to curb the might of Big Tech has a catchy solution: break up the companies. But a breakup will be hard to force, and the history of trustbusting suggests that many other solutions are possible.
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