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.

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

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

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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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