Policy

US and France Reach Digital Tax Deal
August 27, 2019 at 10:02 am

Once the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reaches a multilateral agreement on taxation in the digital era, companies that were affected by the French tax will be reimbursed.

FTC Open to Breaking Up Big Tech
August 16, 2019 at 10:27 am

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission said this week that he's open to reversing mergers and acquisitions made by big tech companies if that proves to be the best course of action to restore competition throughout the industry.

US Senators Investigate ‘Amazon’s Choice’ Badge
August 14, 2019 at 10:12 am

Amazon says the "Amazon's Choice" badge is meant to simplify the shopping experience for customers by recommending highly rated products with the best value. But now, a pair of high-profiled U.S. Senators are questioning the program's validity.

FTC Head Open to Breaking Up Big Tech Companies
August 14, 2019 at 9:13 am

The chair of the Federal Trade Commission said in an interview this week that he is more than willing to break up big tech companies—by undoing past mergers and acquisitions—if that proves to be the best remedy for rebalancing the scales of competition.

FTC Investigates Amazon-Apple Deal
August 9, 2019 at 8:30 am

Last year, Amazon offered to sell Apple products on its site as part of a mutually beneficial agreement. Now, the FTC is looking into the deal for potential antitrust violations.

FTC Looking Into Deal Between Amazon and Apple
August 5, 2019 at 9:43 am

The Federal Trade Commission is looking into possible antitrust violations after a deal between Amazon and Apple has resulted in legitimate third-party marketplace sellers' businesses being forced off of Amazon's platform.