U.S. Federal Trade Commission chief Lina Khan is now setting her sights on Amazon’s cloud unit, Amazon Web Services, as part of an antitrust investigation that began under the Trump administration, reported Bloomberg. The probe is the latest sign of how Khan, a vocal Amazon critic, is setting her sights on multiple different parts of the online retail giant’s business operations. It also...
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Senators Target Google With New Bill to Break Its Grip on Murky Ad Tech Market
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators that has been trying to rein in Google and other big tech companies plans to introduce a bill that would regulate the shadowy world of online ads more like how the government regulates Wall Street. The draft bill, aiming to prevent potential conflicts of interest, would effectively force Google to sell or spin off major parts of its dominant advertising...
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