Big Tech edges closer to break up after deeply unhinged markup

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After nearly two years of investigations, the House Judiciary Committee met Wednesday to push forward on a package of bills targeting the power large tech companies like Amazon and Facebook hold over the market.

“With this package of historic legislation, we have the opportunity to take control of our own destiny to be a global leader in developing rules of the road for the digital economy,” Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said at the top of the hearing. “We cannot be complacent and we cannot delay.”

“We cannot be complacent and we cannot delay”

But while all six bills were eventually approved out of committee… delay, delay, the lawmakers did.

The markup kicked off Wednesday morning and lasted through Thursday afternoon with a few short…

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