Anti-woke: The Tipline for 20 April 2021

Speak out against legislation restricting access to voting? You might lose your antitrust exemption. Shut the lights off on a platform accused of failing to moderate content advocating for the murder of certain groups? You might be forced to sell your business for parts. Antitrust has emerged as a bludgeon-of-choice for some Republican lawmakers looking to even the score in the so-called culture wars and Senator Josh Hawley’s latest bill seeks to tackle the “anticompetitive conflicts” of “woke Big Tech” with the help of his friends at the Federal Trade Commission.

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