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FTC chief open to tech company breakups over antitrust concerns

[2019-08-14 12:12:13]

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons is open to the idea of breaking apart giant tech firms like Apple by undoing mergers, if it is determined large entities like Facebook are harming competition across the tech industry as a whole by being too dominant.

FTC chief open to tech company breakups over antitrust concerns


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