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In a live interview, Professor Arun Sundararajan discusses whether Facebook and big data companies should be broken up

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Excerpt from CNBC -- "I certainly agree with the call for creating a new tech regulatory agency, there is some damage to Facebook from Zuckerberg's voting control. But I think spinning off WhatsApp and Instagram is not really going to solve the core issue that Facebook's business model -- optimizing advertising revenue -- is at odds with a lot of other societal objectives, and simply splitting Facebook up into WhatsApp and Instagram and Facebook is not going to solve that problem."

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