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

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I presume these are the same 12 intel officials who insisted Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Who presumably are ex-intel officials because they retired to move to lucrative payoffs in consultant positions in US tech firms to lubricate the fascist merger of Corporate and State.


This is proof that we need to break them not not the other way around.


Yeah, because they're doing so well against the current Chinese Big Tech companies.


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?

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