‘We have a word for that: MONOPOLY!’ Zuckerberg is slammed by congressman as his emails boasting about buying Instagram because it ‘can hurt us’ are revealed at tech CEO showdown – as conservatives tear into CEOs over ‘bias’

The CEOs of the four biggest tech firms faced Congress as one Wednesday – and came under fire from both sides, accused of running monopolies, trampling small businesses and would-be competitors and censoring conservatives.

Democratic Representative Joe Neguse accused during Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a monopoly in the tech marketplace, pointing to his company purchasing or more successfully imitating its competition.

‘You did tell one of Facebook’s senior engineers in 2012 that you can, quote ‘Likely just buy any competitive start up, but it will be a while until we can buy Google.’ Do you recall writing that?’ Neguse asked of the Facebook co-founder.


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