Read part one of this two-part series here: Is Biden prepared to break up Big Tech? Since the late 1970s the US courts have pared back the meaning of the country’s underpinning antitrust laws – the Sherman Act of 1890 and the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914 – to look solely at the question ofContinue reading “American Antitrust Revolution”
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Is Biden really prepared to break up Big Tech?
The international media treated US President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on ‘Promoting Competition in the American Economy’, issued on July 9, as a declaration of war on Big Tech’s Big Four – Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple. Typical headlines went heavy on the war metaphor, including Biden “declares war on anti-competitive practices”, “turns up theContinue reading “Is Biden really prepared to break up Big Tech?”