Sen. Josh Hawley is calling on the Department of Justice to open an antitrust investigation of Amazon’s use of data from third-party sellers to develop its own white label products, CNBC reported. Hawley’s call for a criminal probe highlights that the good will that Amazon and other big tech companies have built up through their response to the Covid-19 crisis is fragile. Despite efforts to...
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The Securities and Exchange Commission started the week off with a one-two punch, filing lawsuits against Binance on Monday and Coinbase on Tuesday. The sweeping lawsuits shared some key charges, including that each company operates an unregistered securities exchange, but the Binance lawsuit contained other damning allegations, including that Binance and its CEO Changpeng Zhao...
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