Google, Amazon and Facebook are privately funding groups that offer public opposition to the antitrust probes targeting big tech companies’ market power, the Washington Post reported. Among those groups is the Connected Commerce Council, which promotes itself as a small business organization but is backed by Google, Amazon and Facebook. In addition, big tech has been funding conservative groups...
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