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Tech Antitrust Bills Clear House Committee

A package of bills that would curb the power of big technology firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon was approved by a House committee, an initial step that presaged an intense fight ahead for the companies as they make the case against new regulations. The tech giants face antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. The technology industry lobbied against the...

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Today’s blog post from top executives at Cloudflare blasting Amazon Web Services for the “egregious” fees it charges customers who move their data out of AWS’ servers raises an interesting question. Could the most fertile ground for pursuing antitrust action against Amazon lie in its cloud business, not the ecommerce business that gets all the attention from business media and politicians?...
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