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Democrats in US Congress gear up for battle with Big Tech

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“We have a major monopoly and competition problem,” Klobuchar said. “People have just finally had it.“

“I don’t think people were feeling very trusting when you have angry mobs of people fed by the internet going to invade buildings or when you have foreign entities trying to invade our elections,” she added.

Klobuchar has made her critiques of the industry, and existing antitrust law, well known. Last year, during her failed run for president, she promised to get tough on the biggest tech companies. She is expected to release a book this spring that presents a case against corporate concentration — from the industrial-age trusts to Silicon Valley.

In coming weeks, she plans to introduce a bill aimed at limiting corporate…



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