US House panel approves increase in antitrust enforcement budgets as Microsoft dodges the worst of Big Tech scrutiny

//US House panel approves increase in antitrust enforcement budgets as Microsoft dodges the worst of Big Tech scrutiny

US House panel approves increase in antitrust enforcement budgets as Microsoft dodges the worst of Big Tech scrutiny

The House Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to approve a bill to increase the budgets of antitrust enforcers and increase fees on the biggest mergers as the panel considered six antitrust bills, many aimed at reining in Big Tech.US Representative Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the Judiciary Committee, in an opening statement called the bills a “historic package of bipartisan legislation” aimed at “reining in anticompetitive abuses of the most dominant firms online”.After more…

Article by [author-name] (c) Big Tech - South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-06-24T02:39:10+00:00 June 24th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on US House panel approves increase in antitrust enforcement budgets as Microsoft dodges the worst of Big Tech scrutiny