The Obama Trials

The Looming Threat: Amazon’s role in US v Bazaarvoice/PowerReviews

Pallavi Guniganti

09 November 2017

If the Department of Justice’s victory in H&R Block/TaxAct mapped the way toward future litigation success – less testimony from customers about their preferences; more documents indicating the executives’ own anticompetitive goals for a deal – then the Antitrust Division’s 2013 case against Bazaarvoice’s purchase of PowerReviews was the destination.