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Exclusive Drew Clark Column on Antitrust and the Politics of Bashing Big Tech

Democrats have decided they’re against Big Tech. A smarter GOP would sense the opening and take it.

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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – With a volley of antitrust measures being passed by the House Judiciary Committee, the left wing of the Democratic Party seems to have decided that they’d rather be against Big Tech companies than for them.

And because Republicans don’t have a unified stance one way or the other, Democrats aren’t likely to pay a political price for their stance.

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Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney at The CommLaw Group. He has closely tracked the trends in and mechanics of digital infrastructure for 20 years, and has helped fiber-based and fixed wireless providers navigate coverage, identify markets, broker infrastructure, and operate in the public right of way. The articles and posts on Broadband Breakfast and affiliated social media, including the BroadbandCensus Twitter feed, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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Explainer: Antitrust Heats Up as Biden Selects Tech Critic Jonathan Kanter for Top Enforcement Spot

In the fourth in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast examines the Biden administration’s intent to bash Big Tech.

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Photo of Jonathan Kanter at the Capitol Forum by New America used with permission

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – With a volley of antitrust measures being passed by the House Judiciary Committee, the left wing of the Democratic Party seems to have decided that they’d rather be against Big Tech companies than for them.

And because Republicans don’t have a unified stance one way or the other, Democrats aren’t likely to pay a political price for their stance.

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Federal Trade Commission Expands Antitrust Enforcement By Rescinding Obama-Era Policy

In a party-line vote, the agency rescinded a 2015 statement that limited the scope of antitrust enforcement.

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Photo of FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – With a volley of antitrust measures being passed by the House Judiciary Committee, the left wing of the Democratic Party seems to have decided that they’d rather be against Big Tech companies than for them.

And because Republicans don’t have a unified stance one way or the other, Democrats aren’t likely to pay a political price for their stance.

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Experts Disagree Over Need, Feasibility of Global Standards for Antitrust Rules

Legal experts and economists disagreed over the feasibility and necessity of a global standard for antitrust enforcement.

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Aurelien Portuese of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – With a volley of antitrust measures being passed by the House Judiciary Committee, the left wing of the Democratic Party seems to have decided that they’d rather be against Big Tech companies than for them.

And because Republicans don’t have a unified stance one way or the other, Democrats aren’t likely to pay a political price for their stance.

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