In what seems like a recurring plot line, big tech execs again took the hot seat -- this time from their homes via Zoom -- during key internet law that's helped their businesses flourish. Then came the familiar climax: On Thursday, , , and all posted huge profits, again raising the question of whether they hold too much power.about a
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