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Antitrust investigation of Amazon in the EU for use of market traders data

An Amazon warehouse and logistics center in Rheinberg, Germany in 2018. Photo: Martin Meissner (AP) The European Union plans The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday on an antitrust investigation by e-commerce giant Amazon about the treatment of third-party vendors who rely on the company's market to sell goods. According to the Journal, the EU investigation follows an agreement between Amazon …

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The Department of Justice supports Qualcomm's offer to stop enforcement of antitrust laws

The US Department of Justice is on the side of Qualcomm Inc. QCOM, + 0.32% to prevent the enforcement of antitrust laws against the chipmaker during the appeal proceedings. The company is important for national security. In documents filed on Tuesday, the Department of Justice said that the District Court's verdict "threatens competition, innovation and national security." In a related …

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Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence for its FTC antitrust campaign

Already in May, the FTC won its antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm, but Qualcomm filed a surprise appeal against the verdict. The FTC today rejected Qualcomm's attempt to introduce internal Apple documents to challenge this antitrust decision. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip As reported by Reuters Qualcomm filed internal documents on Tuesday to Apple documents to US District Judge Lucy Koh. These …

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DOJ antitrust chief warns big tech that does not protect them

The Justice Department's assistant attorney general highlighted the antitrust case against Silicon Valley's major players during a Tuesday speech. Makan Delrahim described a range of possible arguments against tech companies as his office takes the lead in probing Google and, possibly, Apple. Separately, the Federal Trade Commission is overseeing inquiries into possible antitrust practices of Facebook and Amazon. After discussing …

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Makan Delrahim's speech forms the basis for the battle between antitrust law and big tech

US. Makan Delrahim, deputy attorney general for antitrust law, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing to enforce antitrust laws in the Senate building on Capitol Hill on October 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images The Deputy Attorney General of the Department of Justice brought the case against Big Tech in a new speech …

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House Judiciary Committee initiates antitrust investigation

US. Representative David Cicilline, chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust Justice of the House Judiciary Committee and lead lawmaker of the investigation, can be seen here at a hearing on YouTube 2014. Photo: Cliff Owen (AP) Last week, the two federal agencies Antitrust enforcement powers – the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission – have apparently divided Silicon …

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The antitrust investigation by the House Judiciary Committee will take a comprehensive look at Big Tech

The democratically-led investigation is launched when, according to three familiar individuals, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission take their first steps toward Google's own potential investigation. The regulators have been negotiating in recent weeks to divide the supervision of the tech industry between the two agencies, these people said. The two agencies have also reportedly split control …

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Amazon may face tighter antitrust control due to a new agreement between US regulators

An agreement by the US regulators subjects Amazon to closer scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission. (Gabby Jones / Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Editor of Technology Policy 1. June at 11:12 pm Amazon may face tighter antitrust control due to a new agreement between US regulators On closer inspection by the Federal Trade Commission, three persons familiar with the matter …

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Ministry of Justice prepares antitrust investigation by Google

Negotiations between the DOJ and the Federal Trade Commission in recent weeks have resulted in the Ministry of Justice gaining control over a possible investigation of the technology giant, people said on Saturday. The decision reflects the first steps towards a comprehensive investigation of the company's business practices. While the DOJ's scope of interest is unclear, regulatory authorities headed by …

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The Department of Justice allegedly investigates an antitrust investigation regarding Google

Photo: AP The Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to launch a cartel investigation on Google. The Wall The Street Journal reported Friday that the department had talked with the Federal Trade Commission's Task Force Antitrust Law on the introduction of a probe for the tech giant's search and business operations. After discussions about which should continue with a new …

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