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Congress Jump-Starts Antitrust Reform Debate
Five bills introduced today could weaken the power and dominance of big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook.
Shubha Ghosh is the Crandall Melvin Professor of Law at Syracuse University and director of the Syracuse Intellectual Property Law Institute (SIPLI). He provides preliminary comments on the news below and is available for interviews and additional questions.
“Congress jump-starts an important debate about antitrust reform through promulgating several bills proposing changes to the legal landscape for acquisitions and mergers in the tech sector. These proposals seek to limit monopolization among social media companies, in the market for applications, and arising from the agglomeration of the retail markets through online platforms like Amazon.”
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