Reply to post: Re: Never going to happen.

'Break up Google and Facebook if you ever want innovation again'


Re: Never going to happen.

>For the simple reason that Google et al are American companies, and if they got broken up it would mean the US would lose real dominance of the Internet.

That would imply that congresscritters care about America. Watching their activities, it doesn't seem to be the case. You're right however that it won't happen, but for a different reason. Google, well aware its whole business model is based on shaky moral and legal grounds, are on track to become the biggest spender on lobbying in the USA. As long as they keep their shopping bag full of congressmen, Google is in no danger of legislative action.

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