Group rebuts claims big tech antitrust efforts would weaken national security

A group of anti-monopoly organizations has penned a letter urging lawmakers to move forward with bills targeting tech giants and rebutting claims that those bills would weaken national security.

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The letter was addressed to leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives, which introduced a sweeping set of bills meant to curb the power of Silicon Valley juggernauts earlier in 2021. Tech giants oppose the legislation, but so do some former national security officials who claim that they could threaten Silicon Valley’s partnership with the Pentagon.

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