Antitrust

FTC Expands Amazon Antitrust Probe To Include AWS: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/ftc-expands-amazon-antitrust-probe-to-include-aws-report

3 days ago

by Joseph F. Kovar A new antitrust probe of Amazon Web Services is the latest in several moves by the U.S. government to look at potential anti-competitive practices by the IT industry's largest on-line companies.

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UK government launches antitrust investigation of Google-Looker deal

https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-government-launches-antitrust-investigation-of-google-looker-deal/

6 days ago

The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority looks into Google's intended acquisition of Looker to determine if it would cause "a substantial lessening of competition."

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50 Attorneys General Launch New Bipartisan Google Antitrust Probe

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/50-attorneys-general-launch-new-bipartisan-google-antitrust-probe

3 months ago

by Donna Goodison There's a fine line sometimes between aggressive business practices and illegal ones, says Utah AG Sean Reyes. Our investigation will determine whether Google has crossed that line. This is not anti-tech. This is actually for the benefit of the tech ecosystem to help level the playing field.

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Dozens Of State AGs Preparing Concerted Google Antitrust Probe: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/dozens-of-state-ags-preparing-concerted-google-probe-report

3 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko More than half the U.S. states could soon launch antitrust investigations into Google's business practices, likely in coordination with federal regulators from the U.S. Justice Departments antitrust division

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U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Unit Launches Probe Of ‘Leading Online Platforms’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/u-s-justice-department-antitrust-unit-launches-probe-of-leading-online-platforms-

5 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Attorney General William Barr said at his confirmation hearings in January he was interested in scrutinizing the big behemoths of Silicon Valley. Previous reports suggest Google and Apple are in Justice's sights

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