House unveils sweeping antitrust legislation that takes aim at tech giants

AppleInsider Friday, 11 June 2021 ()
Following an investigation into the market power of tech giants, U.S. House lawmakers have introduced a sweeping series of bills intended to chip away at the power of Silicon Valley juggernauts.

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The new legislation package is based on a report following a monthslong investigation by the House Judiciary Committee. That probe investigated the business practices of major companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

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Lawmakers Take Aim at Big Tech, With Overhaul of Antitrust. On June 11, lawmakers in the House introduced new antitrust legislation aimed at keeping Big Tech's power in check. . 'The New York Times' called the legislation the most ambitious update to monopoly laws in decades. The five new...

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