Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at Stanford University and co-director of its programme on democracy and the internet.

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Opinion | Should Facebook and Google be broken up to save democracy, as US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren suggested?

Facebook, Google and Twitter are in the same oligopolistic position as US television stations of the 1960s. However, instituting a ‘fairness doctrine’ to regulate them will be harder. Instead, antitrust legislation encompassing social media is the way forward.

24 Dec 2019 - 3:42AM

Facebook, Google and Twitter are in the same oligopolistic position as US television stations of the 1960s. However, instituting a ‘fairness doctrine’ to regulate them will be harder. Instead, antitrust legislation encompassing social media is the way forward.

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