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Congress should rein in top US tech companies, lawmakers’ inquiry finds

A report after a 16-month inquiry into Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple was critical of CEOs’ testimony during the hearings

Companies including Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple have amassed too much power and should be reined in, US lawmakers concluded in a major report resulting from a 16-month inquiry into America’s largest tech platforms.

These companies “wield their dominance in ways that erode entrepreneurship, degrade Americans’ privacy online, and undermine the vibrancy of the free and diverse press”, the House judiciary committee concluded in its nearly 500-page report.

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