Big Tech Is America’s New ‘Railroad Problem’

Companies that rule the internet pose a monopoly threat the US has long grappled with

The Financial Times
Jun 17 · 4 min read
Original color lithograph by the artist Frederick Burr Opper, 1882. Image: Stock Montage/Getty Images

By Rana Foroohar

The internet is the railroad of our times — an essential piece of public infrastructure over which much of the world’s commerce and communication is now conducted. Yet the companies that dominate it are…

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