Dynamic Antitrust Discussion Series: “House Report on Big Tech”

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 10:00am to 10:45am
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Virtual Event

The House Report on Competition in the Digital Markets issued last October constitutes the groundwork for the antitrust reforms expected this year. The report focuses on a handful of tech giants to draw policy recommendations about antitrust enforcement. One of the most dramatic policy recommendations of the report is the structural separation of digital platforms – namely, the break-up of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. What are the justifications for such a proposal and what are the possibilities for these break-ups to be part of foreseeable legislative changes?