Do The ‘Big Four’ Tech Monopolies Deserve Their Antitrust Investigation? Yes
Are the big social media sites monopolies? Are search engines? Do Facebook, Amazon, Google, Apple, and the rest so thoroughly dominate their fields - or work in combination to do so - to constitute a restraint of trade and harm to the consumer? The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division announced Tuesday that it aims to find out. The results of that investigation could drastically alter the internet landscape.