NHTSA Opens Investigation into Self-Driving Cars

The agency received 22 reports of Waymo and Zoox vehicles violating traffic safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into Alphabet’s and Amazon’s…

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FTC Sues to Block Grocery Chain Merger

Some state attorneys general join the effort to stop Kroger from merging with Albertsons. Nine state attorneys general joined a lawsuit with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this…

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FTC Supports Amazon’s Withdrawal from iRobot Acquisition

Official says the proposed $1.4 billion merger had “potential competitive effects.“ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its support for Amazon withdrawing from the acquisition of iRobot. The…

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FTC Files Complaint Against Amazon Business Practices

The commission has been drafting legal challenge alleging anticompetition since late 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been joined by 17 state attorneys general in filing a…

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FTC Takes Action Against Amazon

The complaint cites deceptive Prime enrollment and difficult cancellation policies. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken legal action against Amazon, Inc. for engaging in fraudulent practices related…

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Federal Officials Trading Stocks in Companies They Oversee

Stocks frequently traded ahead of agency enforcement.  More than 2,600 federal officials either own or have traded stock in companies their agencies oversee, according to a report from…

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House of Representatives Passes Antitrust Legislation

Bill gives more power to states in competition cases against technology companies. The House of Representatives voted to pass the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2022 this…

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Amazon Asks Administration to Spare ‘Documented Dreamers’

 Joins other tech giants in letter to Homeland Security. On Tuesday, a group of large American tech companies wrote a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, asking…

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House Judiciary Committee Refers Amazon to DOJ

Their 24-page letter claims the company has made “false and misleading statements.” The House Judiciary Committee referred Amazon to the Department of Justice for further investigation on Wednesday.…

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Amazon Must Correct Testimony to Congress

Legislators say criminal investigation may be launched if record not corrected.  Members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Amazon warning that they will seek a…

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