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Biden Team to Push ‘Ambitious’ Antitrust Crackdown on Big Tech in Congress

  • White House effort on tech bills to come after midterms
  • Bills are stalled after $100 million lobbying by companies
Google’s Sundar Pichai, Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Andy Jassy and Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg
Google’s Sundar Pichai, Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Andy Jassy and Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg

Source: Bloomberg

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The White House is planning a post-midterms push for antitrust legislation that would rein in the power of the world’s largest tech companies, a last-ditch effort to get a stalled pair of bills through Congress before a predicted Republican takeover in January.  

“We are very committed to moving ambitious legislation in this area,” Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council, said in a phone interview.