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OPLIN 4Cast #641: Is regulating Big Tech a Herculean task?

Posted in 4cast, and Regulation

To date, Big Tech has not been having a great 2019. It’s now commonly acknowledged that too few of these companies have too much influence and power, and now governments are beginning to discuss how they can either crack down on the tech giants, or how they can be broken apart entirely, This week is no exception, as lawmakers are going to be questioning both Facebook and Google about how they may be fueling the rise of white nationalism in the United States.

Regulating massive technology companies isn’t going to be an easy job, but some governments are already making inroads. Needless to say, the companies threatened with fines and regulation are not happy.

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