Question Everything is discussing:

Twelve former top U.S. national security officials are urging Congress to hit pause on a package of antitrust bills in order to consider how breaking up tech companies could harm the U.S. in its competition with China, according to a letter obtained by Axios.The big picture: Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats are among those arguing that imposing severe restrictions solely on U.S. giants will pave the way for a tech landscape dominated by

Correction, "Ex-intel officials tell Congress breaking up Big Tech" --> will cut into the government's (specifically intelligence agencies) ability to "control it's citizens" as a result of them NOT having unfettered access to spy/monitor/investigate/bully/coerce/eliminate ANYONE.

In other words, they want us to "give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety" - now where have I heard that before?