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Google is increasingly similar to Big Brother's Oceania in 1984

NYT: How Google Squelches Competition

A long-form piece in the New York Times Magazine highlights how Google is under increasing scrutiny for anticompetitive practices and how it may lead to government regulation.

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FTC Probing Allegations of Amazon’s Deceptive Discounting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.

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FCC Deregulation: Merger Mania as Courts to Rehear AT&T Mobility Case

President Trump’s deregulation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) went into overdrive this week, with Sinclair Broadcasting launching the first of what will be many television industry consolidations, and the Ninth Circuit granting a full-court rehearing of its August AT&T Mobility decision.

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New FTC Chair May Pursue Silicon Valley Anti-Trust Enforcement

President Donald Trump’s power to appoint a majority of the Federal Trade Commission’s members and the agency’s Chairman may usher in aggressive enforcement of anti-trust laws against several Silicon Valley tech giants.