By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 10-18-21

As advertised last week, Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), joined by a bipartisan chorus of others, including Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), have introduced a bill that would crack down on Big Tech.

The tech industry immediately fired back against the bill.

The American Innovation and Choice Online Act prevents an online platform (1) from keeping another business from interoperating with a dominant platform of another business; (2) from requiring a business to buy a dominant platform’s wares to get preferred placement; (3) from “misusing” a business’s data to compete against it; and (4) from biasing search in their favor.  » Read More