US government fires shots on war on Big Tech
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Approved antitrust report

The US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee formally approved a report accusing Big Tech companies of buying or crushing smaller firms.

Trump blames Big Tech for everything
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Wednesday, 13 January 2021 13:18

Trump blames Big Tech for everything


Should not have banned me

President Donald Trump blamed Big Tech companies for dividing the country days after Twitter and Facebook banned him on their platforms for encouraging the attack on the US Capitol building.

Big Tech could face Euro ban
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Monday, 16 November 2020 13:06

Big Tech could face Euro ban


If they ignore EU regulations

Technology companies’ services could be banned from the European market if they do not heed EU regulation.

Biden unlikely to change much Trump policy for Big Tech
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Will follow Trump's line and stick the boot in

Adweek has published an article titled "What to Expect: How a Biden Administration Would Tackle Tech Policy" and it looks like much of the bottom kicking that Trump planned to do will still happen.

Big Tech might have to share data with rivals
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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 12:27

Big Tech might have to share data with rivals


EU ready to insist

The European Union is preparing to force big tech to share their customer data with smaller rivals, the Financial Times reported

US Big Tech ignoring EU transatlantic data transfer rules
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Austrian privacy campaigner complains

Technology firms' compliance with European restrictions on transatlantic data transfers is shockingly poor, according to Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems.

US Justice Department preparing to take on Big Tech
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Anti-trust investigations for everyone

The US Justice Department is moving “full-tilt” on its antitrust investigation of Google and other Big Tech platforms.

Europe going on its own and will tax big tech
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After US walked out on talks threatening sanctions against the rest of the world

France has said a US decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a “provocation” and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no deal was reached by year-end.

Trump protects US Big Tech from foreign regulators
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Working them into the fine print of trade agreements

Foreign watchdogs will have to allow US Big Tech to shaft their consumers under the terms of doing business with the US.

Big tech being investigated for antitrust
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 11:00

Big tech being investigated for antitrust


The US suddenly realises that Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are not that nice

State attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants.