World News: 01:01 GMT Saturday 9th November 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
The Justice Department's top antitrust official warned Big Tech companies Friday that the government could pursue them for anticompetitive behavior related to their troves of user data, including for cutting off data access to competitors. 'Antitrust enforcers cannot turn a blind eye to the serious competition questions that digital markets have raised,' Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim told an antitrust conference at Harvard Law School. Delrahim did not name any specific companies, but his office is investigating companies including Google while the Federal Trade Commission probes Facebook.
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