Competition & Antitrust


Expanding antitrust laws to regulate Big Tech is a bad idea
Josh Withrow

Time on this year’s legislative calendar runs short as Congress is weeks away from its August recess, with government funding bills and mid-term elections set to take up most of the rest of their…

The Revised American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA) is Still Fundamentally Flawed
Josh Withrow

Late on Wednesday evening, Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-Minn.) office quietly posted the text of a new manager’s substitute amendment to the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, S. 2992, her…

, R Street Institute
Event: Antitrust Law and Big Tech: Present and Future
Josh Withrow

The Biden administration, via the president’s Executive Order on competition and by its appointees to key economic policy and antitrust enforcement posts, has…

Comments of the R Street Institute on Developing a Report on Competition in the Mobile App Ecosystem
Josh Withrow

Comments from Josh Withrow, Fellow, Technology and Innovation Policy at the R Street Institute, to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Developing a Report on Competition…

Breaking Down the Arguments for and against U.S. Antitrust Legislation
Canyon Brimhall & Sarah Wall

From CSIS:

The State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act has amassed broad bipartisan support in Congress; over 100 Republicans have signed a discharge petition to call for a House floor vote, and…

, Fox Business
Former Amb. Scott Brown chairs new group to oppose congressional ‘overreach’ into tech industry
Wayne Brough & Caroline Kitchens

From Fox Business:

EXCLUSIVE: Former ambassador and senator Scott Brown has a new mission.

Brown will chair a newly formed coalition of 15 groups, including business, consumer, and…

, The Upload
ICYMI: The Best in Tech Policy for March 2022
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Upload:
Every month the Stand Together Community provides its monthly roundup of noteworthy articles and publications in tech.
This month, we are highlighting work related to competition…

The Biden administration’s antitrust crusade risks U.S. competitiveness and security
Josh Withrow

While both chambers of Congress have advanced a number of pieces of anti-Big-Tech antitrust legislation through committees, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has decided to put the spurs to one of…

Cyber diplomacy bureau opens for business
Paul Rosenzweig & Tatyana Bolton

From Politico Morning Cybersecurity:

NATSEC OFFICIALS BACK APPLE — Nearly two dozen former national security officials made a familiar argument in an amicus brief filed late last week in the…

, Cheddar News
TV: U.S. DOJ Backs Bipartisan Antitrust Bill Targeting Big Tech
Wayne Brough

From Cheddar News:

Wayne Brough, director of technology and innovation at the R Street Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, joined Cheddar News to discuss the implications of the proposed…

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