When executives at the biggest U.S. technology companies are confronted with the argument that they have grown too powerful and should be broken up, they have a ready response: breaking up Big Tech would open the way for Chinese dominance and thereby undermine U.S. national security. Big tech’s job destruction makes an even stronger case for getting these firms to pay their fair share of taxes, so that the government can soften the blow with retraining and social services. Elizabeth Warren has made breaking up big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon a cornerstone of her campaign, and she has the most specific plan out of all the candidates. Poll: Two-thirds of Americans want to break up companies like Amazon and Google Turns out breaking up Big Tech is super popular. Breaking up Big Tech Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said at a Washington Post event last year that he would "absolutely" try to break up Facebook, Google and Amazon. Regulators are gearing up to investigate the largest US tech companies. Nor should its permanence. By Emily Stewart Sep 18, 2019, 10:50am EDT Momentum grows to break up big tech, as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face scrutiny. Elizabeth Warren hasn't been talking about tech monopolies for nearly as long as she's been talking about breaking up big banks. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But That May Be Where Big Tech Is Heading Nizan Geslevich Packin Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Big Tech’s dominance these days certainly shouldn’t be taken for granted.