The Judiciary Committee wrote and passed six different bills, two of them being general-purpose antitrust acts and four being big tech-specific ones. These bills are an outgrowth of the 16-month investigation into Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, with an analysis of millions of documents and hundreds of witnesses.
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This statement was issued by Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, in response to the House Judiciary Committee’s vote approving a sweeping package of antitrust legislation to break up and rein in Big Tech.
“There’s no doubt in my mind that American democracy will ultimately prevail over the outsized power of Big Tech. Today’s bipartisan vote was a clear sign of the gathering momentum to break up Amazon and the other tech giants. READ MORE.