EU, Tech Firms Renew Alert System to Fight Coronavirus Disinformation

BRUSSELS—The European Union is reviving an alliance formed last year with U.S. tech companies to combat online political disinformation, now focused on false information about the coronavirus. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive body, has renewed a rapid-alert system it created with Facebook Inc., Alphabet…

Don’t Break Up Big Tech

It’s debatable whether antitrust enforcement has ever been particularly effective. Even a charitable reading of its legacy suggests that the first effect of disrupting Big Tech might be to enrich the oligopoly’s shareholders, which is certainly not what advocates would want. In fact, as I…