Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are rebuking a House Judiciary Committee report from Democratic lawmakers that suggests Congress should pass legislation to rein in Big Tech.
The report, issued Tuesday and entitled “Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets,” suggests reforms aiming to “address anticompetitive conduct in digital markets” and strengthen antitrust enforcement.
In addition to proposing separations of some dominant tech platforms from the companies’ other businesses, the report also calls for the platforms to be required to offer equal terms for equal products and services for all users. It proposes laws be changed to impose a higher bar for approving future tech industry mergers and acquisitions.
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