• All of the major tech companies are going their separate ways, making things more difficult for regulators

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Investors fell in love with a basket of stocks they called FAANG (for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) and rode those investments up a tall curve for years.
    Policymakers and regulators found it convenient to paint a single big target on "the big tech platforms" as the spate of privacy- and election-related controversies since 2016 raised calls for government action.
    But the closer the government looks at the companies' problems, the harder it gets to settle on any one-size-fits-all solution .
    For several years it has made sense, in some quarters, to lump together the tech...
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