"This will be bad news for heavyweights in the tech industries, companies like Google (GOOG) and...

|By:, SA News Editor

"This will be bad news for heavyweights in the tech industries, companies like Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT)," antitrust scholar Herbert Hovenkamp says of today's reversal of the Bush administration's laissez-faire antitrust approach. Christine Varney, head of the DoJ's antitrust division, says the department "will be aggressively pursuing" companies that abuse monopolies.