• Attempts to regulate the tech industry could just give even more power to Facebook and Google

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Regulation of the tech industry could end up helping the major players like Facebook and Google.
    Analysts at Nomura argued in a recent research note that new legislation could simply make it harder for new companies to enter the market, further entrenching the current tech titans.
    Facebook, meanwhile, will be able to absorb any regulatory headaches as a cost of doing business - reinforcing its dominance in the long run.
    The growing calls for lawmakers to constrain the technology industry's power may have an unintended consequence: It could actually strengthen the position of big tech...
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