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Attorneys General Testify in House Hearing on Big Tech and Competition

  • On March 18, 2021, Colorado AG Phil Weiser and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson testified before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law of the House’s Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing titled “Reviving Competition, Part 3: Strengthening the Laws to Address Monopoly Power.” The Subcommittee’s focus in this series of hearings is the economic power of Big Tech corporations, including social media companies.
  • The first hearing of the Subcommittee’s series of hearings on reviving competition was focused on proposals addressing Big Tech’s gatekeeper powers and lowering barriers to entry, while the second hearing was focused on maintaining a diverse and free press.