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Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on USTR to Not Include Section 230 in U.S.-UK Agreement
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Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on USTR to Not Include Section 230 in U.S.-UK Agreement

On December 18, a bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer, requesting that the administration not include broad online liability protections in the potential U.S.-UK trade agreement. The letter, signed by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Chuck Grassley ... Read More
38 States File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
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38 States File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

On December 17, a bipartisan coalition of 38 states filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleging Google used its market power to thwart competition. The lawsuit alleges that Google leveraged its market power to favor its own webpages and products violating antitrust laws ... Read More
10 States File Digital Advertising Lawsuit Against Google
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10 States File Digital Advertising Lawsuit Against Google

On December 16, 10 states filed a complaint in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Sherman division alleging that Google illegally monopolized products and services that publishers used to advertise. The complaint further alleges that Google’s anticompetitive practices kept publishers from properly monetizing their content. The lawsuit ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds State AGs' Ad Tech Suit Against Google
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds State AGs’ Ad Tech Suit Against Google

We applaud all 10 states that have stepped forward to take action to address Google's flatly anticompetitive ad technology business.   ... Read More
FTC Sues Facebook for Anti-Competitive Behavior
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FTC Sues Facebook for Anti-Competitive Behavior

On December 9, the FTC announced that it will sue Facebook for violating antitrust law along with 46 states' attorneys general. The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that “Facebook has engaged in a systematic strategy … to eliminate threats to its monopoly,” violating ... Read More
Australian Government Introduces Legislation Establishing Mandatory Code of Conduct for Online Platforms
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Australian Government Introduces Legislation Establishing Mandatory Code of Conduct for Online Platforms

On December 9, the Australian government published its proposed legislation to create an enforceable code to require online platforms to pay news publishers for their content. The law will codify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) draft code released earlier this year, reportedly with some changes. The code requires ... Read More
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