People & Profit

Should Big Tech companies be broken up?

It's one of the biggest dilemmas of the digital age: regulating the corporate giants of the technology world. In the US, investigations into the power these firms have are multiplying, with the Justice Department, Congress and state attorneys general among those on the case. Academics are also looking at solutions - with a group co-ordinated by the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago's business school publishing a detailed set of recommendations earlier this year. We tell you more.