Archive for Digital Updates

ACCC Allows for Greater Collective Bargaining by News Publishers
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ACCC Allows for Greater Collective Bargaining by News Publishers

On August 5, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that it would allow Country Press Australia (CPA) and its members to collectively negotiate ... Read More
Twitter Partnering with News Publishers to Diminish Misinformation
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Twitter Partnering with News Publishers to Diminish Misinformation

On August 2, Twitter announced that it would be collaborating with The Associated Press and Reuters “to identify and elevate credible information on Twitter.” This program should ... Read More
France Fines Google 500 Million Euros
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France Fines Google 500 Million Euros

On July 13, France’s antitrust group announced a 500 million euro fine on Google for not complying with rules on conducting negotiations with news publishers ... Read More
State Attorneys General File Lawsuit Over Google’s Dominance of Android App Market
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State Attorneys General File Lawsuit Over Google’s Dominance of Android App Market

This week, Attorneys General from 36 states and the District of Columbia filed a new antitrust lawsuit against Google alleging that the tech giant abused ... Read More
Federal Judge Asks New FTC Chair to Rewrite Blockbuster Tech Antitrust Lawsuit
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Federal Judge Asks New FTC Chair to Rewrite Blockbuster Tech Antitrust Lawsuit

In December of last year, the FTC unveiled massive antitrust lawsuits against Facebook seeking to have the social media company broken up. The suits accused ... Read More
Google Delays Phase-Out of Third-Party Cookies
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Google Delays Phase-Out of Third-Party Cookies

In January 2020, Google announced that it would be devaluing third-party cookies within two years “to make the web more private and secure for users, ... Read More
House Judiciary Committee Proceeds with Markup of Tech-Focused Antitrust Bills
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House Judiciary Committee Proceeds with Markup of Tech-Focused Antitrust Bills

The House Judiciary Committee held a markup hearing for a slate of antitrust bills aimed at reigning in the power of the nation’s largest tech ... Read More
New York Legislative Session Ends, Fails to Pass Consumer Privacy, Antitrust Bills
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New York Legislative Session Ends, Fails to Pass Consumer Privacy, Antitrust Bills

On June 10, the New York State legislature ended its session, failing to pass controversial bills related to antitrust and consumer privacy. While the legislature ... Read More
Google Nears Settlement in French Online Advertising Case, Similar Proceedings Continue Globally
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Google Nears Settlement in French Online Advertising Case, Similar Proceedings Continue Globally

On May 27, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google was nearing a settlement with French regulators in an antitrust case that claims the tech ... Read More
Alliance Objects to Transfer of Google Lawsuit from Texas to California
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Alliance Objects to Transfer of Google Lawsuit from Texas to California

The News Media Alliance submitted a response to the Judicial Panel of Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) regarding Google’s motion to move the antitrust case filed by ... Read More
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