House Judiciary Considering Antitrust Reform Bills

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The home Judiciary Committee is these days holding a markup session upon six bills aimed at disrupting the monopoly power associated with Big Tech. EPIC offers lengthy argued that will market combination in online platform poises privacy. More than a decade ago, LEGENDARY urged the FTC in order to block Google’ s suggested acquisition of DoubleClick. EPIC declared that the acquisition would allow Google to collect the personal info of billions of users plus track their browsing actions across the web. EPIC properly warned that this acquisition would certainly accelerate Google’ s prominence of the online advertising industry plus diminish competition. The FTC ultimately allowed the combination to go forward. EPIC has since repeatedly warned FTC that will other mergers posed comparable risks to consumer personal privacy and competition, including Facebook’s buy of WhatsApp.

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