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The DOJ Files an Antitrust Case Against Google Monopoly; The Fight Against Big Tech, Explained



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Attorney General Barr is preparing to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google in the next few weeks. The accusations are largely about Google’s dominance in the ad world, but some attorneys general are arguing their domination in the search world should be included. Here is exactly what’s happening regarding the big tech antitrust fight. 


The FTC’s Antitrust Investigation of Facebook, Explained



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The FTC is investigating Facebook’s acquisition of WeChat and Instagram for antitrust behaviour. The question is what was motivating the acquisition: Improving your products or eliminating an enemy.


Amazon’s Antitrust Problem and the Congressional Investigation, Explained



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Congress is investigating Amazon for violating antitrust laws. Their relationship with third party sellers is under scrutiny because of allegations that they’re illegally using information they gather from operating their online marketplace to get a leg up on other competitors participating in that market. Here’s exactly what’s happening.