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Congress’s historic tech hearing suggests antitrust crackdown could come soon

Analysis: heated exchanges raise concern over anticompetitive behavior as chair warns of companies’ ‘monopoly power’

After hours of grilling top tech executives in a historic antitrust hearing on Wednesday, US lawmakers suggested unprecedented antitrust enforcement might be on the horizon.

In his closing remarks, Representative David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, said evidence put forward in the investigations and testimony showed just how entrenched the tech companies were in the US economy and day-to-day life.

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