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Remember social media club banning collusion?

By Fortwaynemobile follow Fortwaynemobile   2019 Jul 23, 6:45pm 394 views   2 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


Well chickens come home to roost.

https://apple.news/AiolkbzleSJyI1u1h9RpzGQ
2   Patrick   ignore (1)   2019 Jul 23, 6:59pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

At least here's what you can see outside the paywall:

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies
Inquiry signals Barr’s deep interest in tech sector, poses threat to companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple

The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, adding a new Washington threat for companies such as Facebook Inc., Google, Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc.

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, adding a new Washington threat for companies such as Facebook Inc., Google, Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc.

The review is geared toward examining the practices of online platforms that dominate internet search, social media and retail services, the department said, confirming the review shortly after The Wall Street Journal reported it.


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