Open Markets Institute supports the Justice Department’s decision to sue to block AT&T’s effort to buy Time Warner
Date Published: November 21, 2017OMI believes the DOJ’s action should serve as a first step towards restoring the open, democratic, highly distributed media structure that existed in the United States through most of the 20th Century. Continue Reading
Date Published: November 1, 2017Russian exploitation of Facebook’s monopoly structure to undermine America’s democracy means the FTC must act swiftly to curb its power. Continue Reading
Google’s Proposed Remedy in Europe Fails to Deliver “Equal Treatment” and Threatens to Make the Problem Worse
Date Published: September 28, 2017Google’s proposed remedy of the European Commission’s demand falls far short of what is necessary to address Google’s abuse of its dominant position in search. Continue Reading
Date Published: September 19, 2017The Open Markets Institute applauds the Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) for recognizing that America has a monopoly problem and driving forward the conversation about how to address it. Continue Reading
Date Published: July 22, 2017Open Markets congratulates European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager and the European competition authority for this important decision requiring that Google give equal treatment to rival services instead of privileging its own. Continue Reading
Date Published: June 16, 2017The following statement can be attributed to Barry C. Lynn, Director of the Open Markets Program at New America: Amazon announced today that it wants to buy grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in cash. If approved by regulators, the deal would worsen the already severe damage that Amazon is doing to America’s competitive, open […] Continue Reading
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