WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of lawmakers, headed by Sens Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), plan to introduce a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Alphabet’s Google, from favoring their products and services. Amazon, for example, has been accused of using data from third-party sellers to determine what products it would create. Reuters reported on Wednesday, after reviewing thousands of internal Amazon documents, that the U.S. company’s India operations ran a systematic campaign of creating knockoffs and manipulating search results to boost its own private brands in the country, one of the company’s largest growth markets. The latest bill is one of a slew introduced in this Congress aimed at reining in tech firms, including industry leaders Facebook and Apple. Thus far none have become law, although one, a broader measure to increase resources for antitrust enforcers, has passed the Senate. This bill, which Klobuchar’s office …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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