Organisation: US Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Buck: Democratic leadership tanked tech bills

Legislation designed to rein in the world’s largest technology companies will once again stall in Congress despite having enough votes to pass each chamber, Representative Ken Buck has said.

03 March 2023

House highly unlikely to pass self-preferencing bill, Senate counsel says

Legislation intended to prevent the largest US technology companies from preferencing their own products and services over rivals’ has no apparent path through the House of Representatives, counsel to Senator Mike Lee has said.

28 February 2023

Senators, ex-enforcers disparage Live Nation/Ticketmaster monopoly

The only way to eliminate Live Nation’s incentives to suppress competition and preserve its market share is to unwind its merger with Ticketmaster, a former deputy chief of the Antitrust Division has told a Senate hearing.

25 January 2023

Senate omnibus spending package includes extra funding for agencies

The US Senate has advanced a spending bill that would increase merger filing fees, prevent the transferring of lawsuits brought by state attorneys general and increase funding for the US antitrust agencies.

21 December 2022

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