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Co-Founder's Call to Break Up Facebook Energizes Its Critics

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The Hill cites Vice President of Policy and Senior Fellow Wayne Crews on the possible regulation of Facebook.

Wayne Crews, the vice president of policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, says that if Facebook is failing its users, they will look for other options, opening the door for a potential competitor.

“I think a government breakup of a consumer's voluntary use of a company's services is an egregious intervention,” Crews told The Hill. “The premise is that this entity has too much power, yet here's the federal government, which also has privacy issues of its own, is going to step in and make that kind of decree.”

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