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Federal Trade Commission and 48 Attorneys General File to Break Up Facebook

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and a coalition of 48 attorneys general filed separate lawsuits against Facebook on Dec. 9 to break up the...

China to Launch New Regulations to Curb Power of Tech Giants

China’s market regulator proposed new regulations to curb the monopolistic power of large internet companies and avoid abusive behavior in competition.China’s market regulator proposed...

EU Antitrust Watchdog Files Charges Against Amazon Over Unfair Use of Data

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced on Tuesday the fresh round of antitrust charges filed against e-commerce giant Amazon due to its alleged unfair...

U.S. Files Lawsuit to Block Visa’s Acquisition of Plaid

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit with the federal court in San Francisco on Thursday to hamper Visa’s pending $5.3 billion...

Italian Watchdog Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Google

The Italian antitrust authority announced on Thursday morning it had opened an investigation against Google for alleged abuse of its dominant position in the...

South Korean Government Says Google Undermined Competition

The antitrust chief of the South Korean government said on Friday morning that the agency believes that US search juggernaut Google has “clearly” undermined...

Google Claims Justice Department Anti-Trust Lawsuit is “Deeply Flawed”

Google said that the United States Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against the tech giant was “deeply flawed,” pointing out that users would find it...

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