The e-commerce company will no longer prohibit its third-party sellers from listing their products on other sites than they do on Amazon's US site.
could be in violation of US antitrust law.
Senator Richard Blumenthal had previously called on the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission for an investigation into antitrust violations and how they could.
"Amazon's price parity provisions for consumers both in the short term and in the long run," he wrote in letters to the DOJ and FTC in December. "Relatedly, Amazon's commitment to block the emergence of more efficient online marketplaces that might offer consumers lower prices on their favorite goods."
In a statement to CNN Business, Blumenthal said he's Amazon's decision, but that he
Amazon still faces scrutiny from legislators who want more regulation of large-tech companies.