• Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight | Will Hutton

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    The government is a bystander to attempts to break up the Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple monopolies It's time to address monopoly capitalism and, in particular, monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency - increasingly likely - and an EU unhampered by British reluctance to do anything bold to reform or even tax a monopolistic private sector are set to make common cause. They will act in sync to attack the now bewildering monopoly power of the hi-tech giants by tackling its foundation - the...
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