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To tackle Google’s power, regulators have to go after its ownership of data1 Jul 7:05pm

To tackle Google’s power, regulators have to go after its ownership of data

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Long-term the aim is to find profitable uses for its stockpiled informationThe problem with regulating technology companies is that, faced with tough new rules, they can eventually innovate their way out, often by switching to newer, unregulated technologies. The risk of targeted regulation informed by little other than economic doctrines might even be fuelling a corporate quest for eternal disruption: instead of surrendering to the regulators, technology firms prefer to abandon their old business model. It’s through this lens that we should interpret the likely fallout from the
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