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Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon

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Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon

Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon

Republican Sen.

Josh Hawley has come after Apple, Google and TikTok but now he’s focusing on Amazon.

Hawley asked Attorney General William Barr to open a “criminal” case against Amazon.

According to Gizmodo, former Amazon employees admitted they took third-party data to make their own products.

Hawley said: The kind of data Amazon can access poses a much greater threat to competition than the data accessible to ordinary retail stores.

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