How to tame the Tech Giants: Reverse the burden of proof in merger reviews

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Most tech acquisitions are approved without a hitch, despite growing evidence that they bring little benefit, because regulators are waging an uphill battle to get information in the face of obfuscation by dominant firms. The solution is to reverse the burden of proof: Instead of making the regulator prove that a merger will cause harm, make the merging parties prove that it won’t.