Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri on Monday unveiled his “Bust Up Big Tech Act” to limit the power of companies such as Google and Amazon.
Hawley’s focus on technology companies follows the release last week of his “Trust-Busting for the Twenty-First Century Act,” which is designed to break up monopolies in multiple sectors of the economy.
In his latest bill, Hawley contends it is unfair when a tech giant, such as Amazon, runs an online marketplace and also sells products there, competing with everyone else.
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) April 19, 2021
Hawley’s new bill would not allow companies that own online marketplaces or search engines to own