Category: antitrust

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September 14, 2021

South Korean antitrust regulator fines Google $177M for abusing market dominance

The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said on Tuesday it fined Google $177 million for abusing its market dominance in the Android operating system (OS) market. The U.S. tech company has restricted market competition by prohibiting local smartphone makers like Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics...


by Kate Park in antitrust
September 10, 2021

Epic Leaves a Big Crack in Apple’s Walled Garden

A judge ordered significant changes to the App Store today, but the fight between Epic Games and Apple isn’t over yet.


by Cecilia DAnastasio in antitrust
August 19, 2021

Lina Khan’s Theory of the Facebook Antitrust Case Takes Shape

With a beefed-up complaint, the Federal Trade Commission explains precisely why it thinks the social media giant is an illegal monopoly.


by Gilad Edelman in antitrust
July 15, 2021

No, Facebook and Google Are Not Public Utilities

It’s time to retire one of the most half-baked ideas for regulating Big Tech.


by Gilad Edelman in antitrust