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DOJ’s Google Antitrust Lawsuit Misconstrues the Relevant Markets

October 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. —­­ Today, the Department of Justice and eleven Republican state attorneys general filed their long-expected lawsuit against Google. The suit alleges that “Google...


House Antitrust Report: 449 Pages & All of Them Miss the Mark

October 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. —­­ Today, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust released its long-awaited report proposing to rewrite the nation’s antitrust laws to address the...


New Vertical Merger Guidelines May Hurt Startups & Facilitate Political Weaponization of Antitrust

February 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. —­­ Yesterday, TechFreedom filed comments on the draft Vertical Merger Guidelines proposed by the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade...


Court Rejects Trump DOJ Suit to Block AT&T/Time Warner Merger

June 12, 2018

Last November, the Department of Justice stunned the antitrust world by suing to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. No such “vertical” deal (between two...


Simons, Chopra, Phillips Nominated to Federal Trade Commission

October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. — Yesterday, the President nominated Republican Joe Simons to chair the Federal Trade Commission as well as Democrat Rohit Chopra and Republican Noah...


It’s Official: EU Antitrust Law Isn’t about Consumer Welfare

June 27, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the European Commission announced that it had imposed a record $2.7 billion fine against Alphabet. The EC alleges that Google violated...