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US sues Google in huge antitrust battle
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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:31

US sues Google in huge antitrust battle


Hobbled rivals

The US sued Google yesterday claiming it illegally using its market muscle to hobble rivals in the biggest challenge to the power and influence of Big Tech in decades.

US might force Google to polish off Chrome
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Monday, 19 October 2020 11:39

US might force Google to polish off Chrome


Along with parts of its advertising business

Justice Department and state prosecutors investigating Google for alleged antitrust violations are considering whether to force the company to sell its dominant Chrome browser and parts of its lucrative advertising business.

Gates admits he was a bit naïve about antitrust things
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More regulation is coming he warns

Former Microsoft boss and now a sworn enemy of the mosquito, Bill Gates said he was naive about government scrutiny while  running Microsoft and warned the chance of Big Tech antitrust regulation is “pretty high”.

Apple blasted by Blix
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Monday, 21 September 2020 12:54

Apple blasted by Blix


Pens snottogram to Euro antitrust supremo

An American app creator has alleged Apple is not playing by the rule book and has taken its complaints offshore to the European bloc, said Reuters.

Italy investigates Apple, Dropbox  and Google
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Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:30

Italy investigates Apple, Dropbox and Google


Charged with making offers no one can refuse

Italy’s competition authority has opened an investigation into cloud storage services operated by Apple, Dropbox  and Google, in response to a number of complaints alleging unfair commercial practices.

US rushes to bring antitrust claim against Google
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Barr wants Google in court now even if lawyers think they will get a good kicking

The Justice Department plans to bring an antitrust case against Google as soon as this month, after Attorney General William P. Barr overruled career lawyers who said they needed more time to build a strong case against one of the world's wealthiest, most formidable technology companies.

Apple’s new privacy rules might be another antitrust move
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Advertisers call foul

Last week the fruity cargo cult Apple announced changes to its privacy rules which will require users to opt in to having their data collected by advertisers.

Apple's faces another antitrust set-up
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Friday, 21 August 2020 10:57

Apple's faces another antitrust set-up



Publishers want the same deal it gave Amazon

A group of news publishers sent a letter to Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook seeking similar deal terms in its App Store that Amazon.com gets for its video-streaming service.

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.

Qualcomm's antitrust lawsuit set aside by appeal courts
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Injuction quashed

A US appeals court reversed a lower court ruling against chip supplier Qualcomm in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission.