Editorial: US antitrust case against Google a welcome start

Angst over President Donald Trump should not cloud judgment of a new federal antitrust case against Google.In announcing the case last week, Trump’s Department of Justice launched a new era of antitrust enforcement to rein in excessive control that giant digital platforms have over life and commerce.This is vitally important, long overdue and must continue during the next presidency.There is bipartisan support for regulatory enforcement, prompted by widespread concern about unfair competition and a lack of transparency and accountability by these platforms.While Google, Facebook and other plat…

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