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The National Security Case for Breaking Up Big Tech

By Ganesh Sitaraman (Vanderbilt Law School) The claim that breaking up and regulating big tech might have consequences for...

Bill Barr Takes-over DOJ’s Tech Probe

Attorney General William Barr has set his sights on big tech companies like Google and Facebook, and has personally taken over the Department...
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Oracle Is Funding Dark Money Group To Fight Big Tech

The Internet Accountability Project (IAP) started last year and quickly joined the growing crusade against big tech. At the time the non-profit...

Essential Facilities Fallacy: Big Tech, Winner-Take-All Markets, and Anticompetitive Effects

There have been calls to treat data as an essential facility to reduce barriers to entry in the digital economy where a...
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Grasping the Meaning of Big Tech Antitrust Consent

By Giovanna Massarotto (UCL & University of Iowa)1   I. Is Antitrust all about a Paradox? Many academic lawyers and economists see antitrust...
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DOJ Approached Outside Law Firms Over Big Tech Probes

The US Justice Department has sought outside legal help to bolster its antitrust investigations of large technology platforms, according to Bloomberg, in...
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EU Will Look At Smaller Acquisitions Made By Big Tech

Europe’s top competition authority will look into smaller acquisitions made by big technology giants after a “shopping spree” in recent years by...
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Senator Proposes Making The FTC Part Of The DOJ To...

On Monday, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) published a new plan to remake the Federal Trade Commission with an eye toward reining in...
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FTC Commissioner Voices Skepticism On Antitrust Enforcement In Tech Privacy Concerns

A Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission voiced skepticism that government antitrust enforcement against big tech companies will lead to better...
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EU Wants To Create Single Market Of Data To Offset Big...

The European Union (EU) wants to create a single market of data that will challenge the dominance of private companies like Amazon...

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