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Content Guy’s Note: Stories in this section are, in my estimation, important and relevant to business. However, they are relegated to this slot because some MNB readers have made clear that they prefer a politics-free MNB; I can't do that because sometimes the news calls out for coverage and commentary, but at least I can make it easy for folks to skip it if they so desire.

• The New York Times reports that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) says that she believes that “the government needed tougher rules to counteract the size and scale of tech giants like Amazon.”

“If you’re getting a huge competitive advantage from being a platform provider because of all this information you’ve been scraping, then we no longer have competition going on,” she tells the Times.
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