Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts believes that the government must break up monopolies and promote competitive markets. That’s why she has taken aim at America’s largest tech companies.
Ms. Warren’s regulatory plan seeks to break up companies like Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook.
Under her proposal, regulators would be appointed to undo some tech mergers. Her plan also calls for legislation that would prohibit platforms like Amazon from both offering a marketplace for commerce and participating in that marketplace.
Her plan would also force the rollback of some acquisitions by tech giants, including Facebook’s deals for WhatsApp and Instagram, Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, and Google’s purchase of Waze.