… profits, or we can work to fix Big Tech by making them spend their monopoly profits on governance. But we can’t do both. We have to choose between a vibrant, open internet or a dominated, monopolized internet commanded by Big Tech giants that we struggle with constantly to get them to behave themselves.
I really 'get' the premise of this statement. But to me it feels grossly oversimplified. Is this really a binary decision making context? Believe me when I say I'm not fighting for big tech. I'm reasonably confident that, on balance, this 'category' of players may now be in the net negative (impact on society). I'm still struggling to get the utter confidence/conviction of the anti-trust angle (as kinda the sole solution. Recognise I am oversimplifying here). I'll read on and comment further at the end.