The FTC's latest shot at the tech giants has opened up an unexpected front in the war to constrain Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT, AMZN, FB)
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The Federal Trade Commission's move to probe past acquisitions by the big tech firms is one more regulatory worry for those companies.

The agency plans to study the "hundreds" of deals the companies have made over the last 10 years that the companies hadn't previously had to report to it.

There's growing concern inside and outside the agency that the companies have used such deals to quash nascent competitors.

As a result of the study, the FTC could force the companies to unwind some of their...

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