Democratic lawmaker presses antitrust enforcers on company ties, settlements By Reuters

2020-01-07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chair of the U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee pressed top regulators on Tuesday over merger decisions, including the Justice Department’s approval of T-Mobile US Inc’s (O:) proposed purchase of Sprint Corp (N:). Congressman David Cicilline raised antitrust questions as activists and Democratic presidential candidates areRead More →

As feds prepare antitrust case, Facebook and Google face a billion-dollar question: Does your data have value?

2019-06-06

Billion-dollar industries are built around the collection, compilation and protection of consumers’ personal data — from social-media platforms to e-commerce sites to data brokers. While the federal government gears up for possible antitrust scrutiny on the data-driven business models of tech giants Facebook FB, -0.43% , Apple AAPL, -0.19% ,Read More →