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JUSTICE OFFICIAL ASSAILS TECH GIANTS : Antitrust chief Makan Delrahim compares Google, Amazon to firms the U.S. broke up.

Jun 12, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

The Justice Department's antitrust chief came out swinging against Google and Amazon on Tuesday, calling big technology companies "digital gatekeepers" that may struggle to defend themselves by arguing their products are free or really cheap.

Makan Delrahim, who recently launched an investigation of the industry, compared the digital giants to companies that the U.S. government broke up, such as Standard Oil, and defended the power of antitrust laws to police anticompetitive conduct in the...