By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 6-11-21

The Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee has reportedly introduced a package of bills meant to rein in Big Tech by, among other things, requiring interoperability and nondiscrimination against rivals.

Both Democrats and Republicans have called for tighter antitrust oversight of the biggest of Big Tech – Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google particularly – arguing they have essentially bought up to monopoly by buying smaller companies before they are large enough to raise red flags and that mammoth size and market power is a recipe for anticompetitive conduct….

The Computer & Communications Association, whose members include Amazon, Google and Facebook, called the package an “interventionist” attempt to target a handful of tech companies and a shift from market-oriented principles.  » Read More