Elizabeth Warren’s big tech breakup plan spares Apple

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Or does it?

 

From Warren’s It’s time to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook, posted Friday on Medium:

These companies would be prohibited from owning both the platform utility and any participants on that platform. Platform utilities would be required to meet a standard of fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory dealing with users. Platform utilities would not be allowed to transfer or share data with third parties.

From CNBC‘s Jacob Pranuk and Tucker Higgins:

Though Warren’s post did not mention Apple, her campaign said the plan would affect the tech behemoth. The company could have to choose between running its App Store or building its own apps, Warren spokeswoman Saloni Sharma said.

My take: A) Not going to happen. B) If it did, Apple would come out of it, compared to the others, relatively unscathed.