Have you met Liz?: The Tipline for 5 December 2019
Democratic senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has sought to present herself as a foil to industries that she sees as overly concentrated, including internet-based technology companies. She has promised to break up Amazon, Facebook and Google if elected to the White House, and yesterday reminded Google it is still on her radar. “Congrats on the move, Larry Page!” Warren tweeted on the news the co-founder would be stepping down as chief executive of parent company Alphabet. “Quick reminder: We do still expect you to testify before Congress. And changing your title while staying on the board and retaining effective control of it will not exempt you from accountability.” But Big Tech is not the only industry the Massachusetts senator’s proposals will affect.
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