Klobuchar v lobbyists: The Tipline for 21 January 2022

Senator Amy Klobuchar had a message yesterday for lobbyists opposing her legislation that would bar certain technology companies from preferencing their own products and services over others. “Bring it on,” she said. “This is our moment.” The Democrat urged her colleagues to support the bill, which cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee, because it “strikes the right balance” between preventing conduct that hurts competition while also “ensuring that platforms can continue to provide privacy and data security features to their users, compete against rivals in the United States and abroad and maintain services that benefit consumers.”

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