Imposing a moratorium on mergers by platform tech companies while they are under investigation would neither be advisable nor in the Department of Justice’s power, Justice Department antitrust chief Makan Delrahim said at a hearing Wednesday. Delrahim’s quick rejection of the idea of a merger moratorium aligns with what he has been saying since he took helm of the Justice Department antitrust...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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