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China has a state-run economy, so going after tech for antitrust abuses could insulate the country from companies that take on unnecessary risks, including cyberthreats and potential market abuses. But some China experts believe Xi wants to avoid a situation similar to America's battle with Big Tech companies that has given companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple so much power that they are perhaps beyond the government's ability to regulate — despite several antitrust lawsuits and potential regulation. Xi may not want a competing power force in his country.