Lawmakers Ramping Up Antitrust Scrutiny of Big Tech Companies

Legislation and more regulation of technology companies such as Google and Facebook is possible, but lawmakers are approaching scrutiny with an open mind, the federal lawmaker leading an antitrust investigation of the industry said. “This is an investigation to collect the best data and best information,” said Rep. David Cicilline, the Rhode Island Democrat who leads the House Antitrust, Commercial & Administrative Law Subcommittee.