Already, tech policy groups are very concerned about the suggestion. Netchoice’s Carl Szabo, which represents companies including Google and Airbnb, warned my colleague Emily Birnbaum that it could result in less venture investment, particularly in future competitors to dominant players. “You want to have an escape valve where if it’s failing, it can be bought, it can sell,” he said.
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