A dozen former top national security officials, several of whom are paid by G...

Ex-national security officials funded by big tech claim antitrust laws would hurt US – New York Post

A dozen former top national security officials, several of whom are paid by Google and Facebook, are urging Congress to pump the brakes on antitrust bills that could lead to breaking up big tech companies. They argue the measures could undermine the US in its competition with China.  The former officials — including ex-CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and intelligence chief Dan Coats — warned in a letter to Congressional leaders published by Axios that “Congress risks undermining America’s key advantage vis-à-vis China.” The letter responds to a series of bipartisan bills introduced over the summer that could …

 

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