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US: Koch group targets AGs with ads defending tech giants

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by the Koch family, announced a new ad campaign defending Google and Facebook from antitrust...

US: Tech Giants faced lawmakers at 3 hearings

The nation’s biggest tech companies—Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple—faced House Judiciary hearings on how their market power affects competition. In three hearings, which were focused...

US: Gov will probe whether French tax on tech is fair

The US government will investigate whether a French plan to tax American technology companies is fair, and it could potentially issue retaliatory tariffs in...

US/EU: Trump attacks Vestager over tech probes

Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on Europe, saying it "treats us worse than China" and that EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager "hates the...

US: Dual-agency big tech antitrust investigations questioned

A Republican senator isn’t happy with plans by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to divide a potential investigation...

US: Small business advocacy group speaks at Congressional Tech Probe

Small businesses are raising concerns over a congressional probe of potential anticompetitive practices in the tech sector, a press release revealed Wednesday, June 12. The...

US: GOP lawmakers divided on House antitrust tech probe

Republicans are split over a new Democrat-led antitrust investigation of the tech industry, highlighting tensions between the GOP's growing criticism of companies like Google...

US: Tech execs will be asked to testify in antitrust probe

According leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market...

Japan: Regulator plans periodic reviews of tech giants

The Japanese government intends to use antitrust law to require major tech players to submit to regular reviews, reported Nikkie. All this as part...

Norway: Finance Minister calls for Tech Giants crackdown

Norway’s Finance Minister Siv Jensen called for broader international cooperation to end monopolies of global technology giants that can overcharge consumers, reported Bloomberg. While attending...

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