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Biden Executive Order on Non-Competes Could Roil Tech

Fighting other companies over workers is a time-honored tech pastime. 

Photographer: MANDEL NGAN/AFP


Hi folks, it’s Brad. On Friday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order designed to promote competition and limit the market power of large companies like the tech giants. Among a veritable bouquet of 72 initiatives, the order asked federal agencies to establish clearer rules on online data collection, restore net neutrality protections and force makers of electronic devices to let customers have them repaired at independent repair shops.