• January 24, 2021

Category : Anti-Trust

Anti-TrustEditorial

In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | The FTC sues Facebook

Today, the FTC has announced that they are suing Facebook which explicitly requires Facebook to spin off Instagram and WhatsApp into independent non-Facebook owned companies. The lawsuit focuses on Facebook’s $1 Billion acquisition of Instagram in 2011. “Our aim is to roll back Facebook’s anticompetitive conduct and restore competition so that innovation and free competition […]

Anti-TrustEditorial

In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | DOJ sues Facebook for

The United States Justice Department has filed charges against Facebook for allegedly discriminating against US workers in its hiring practices. “The lawsuit alleges that Facebook refused to recruit, consider, or hire qualified and available U.S. workers for over 2,600 positions that Facebook, instead, reserved for temporary visa holders it sponsored for permanent work authorization (or […]

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In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | The Antitrust lawsuit against

Recently the House Judiciary Committee released its antitrust report on Amazon, Apple Google and Facebook called Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets. The 449-page report detailed how these companies bought competitors, preference their own services and wielded too much power over the other competitors that used their platforms. Now the US Department of Justice has […]

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In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | The mighty will fall

Today the House Judiciary Committee released its antitrust report on Amazon, Apple Google and Facebook called Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets. The 449-page report detailed how these companies bought competitors, preference their own services and wielded too much power over the other competitors that used their platforms. The report opened with a recap of […]

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How to set a default web browser on iOS14

The freedom to choose seems like something we take for granted (at least in the U.S.), that’s why Apple’s artificial boundaries seem so egregious. While there are a few work arounds to have your email app and a few others, open your browser of choice, you may still find yourself hitting a link and suddenly […]