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June 24, 2021
Six antitrust reform bills made it through the House Judiciary Committee review and will now be considered by the House of Representatives.
February 04, 2021
Commercial IT products including hardware and software systems could soon fall under the purview of the Buy American Act if their exemption is removed.
December 16, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking information on how social networking giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube collect and use consumer data.
December 09, 2020
The antitrust lawsuits allege Facebook impeded competition by buying up rivals to control the market.
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