New York Times: States Are Right to Rebel Against Big Tech

Antitrust bills would dismantle Apple and Google’s monopoly over the distribution of smartphone apps and entice companies to relocate to those states.

As Congress continues its interrogation of monopolistic practices of technology companies, states are getting into the game. Among the first targets on their list are Apple and Google, which together command 100 percent of the market for smartphone operating systems. New bills introduced in several states would threaten the companies’ dominance and represent an opportunity for state leaders to put fairness in commerce at the center of governance.

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