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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, and Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, today introduced the Open App Markets Act, which would level the playing field for small app developers, strengthen consumer protections within the app markets and ensure that the antitrust laws are working properly in the digital ecosystem.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and David Cicilline (D-RI), Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, and U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mike Lee (R-UT), Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, sent a letter to the Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf, Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, on the importance of the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act.
WASHINGTON – Today, Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Texas) announced the formation of the Freedom from Big Tech Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Freedom from Big Tech Caucus’ founding members include Ranking Member Buck and Rep. Gooden, who serve as co-chair of the caucus, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.), who will serve as vice-chair of the caucus, as well as Rep. Burgess Owens (R-Utah), and Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.).
WASHINGTON – After indications of Amazon improperly influencing the Department of Defense’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract bidding process, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) issued the following statement.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, issued the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee passed bipartisan antitrust legislation today:
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“For too many years, our federal law-enforcement agencies simply ignored our century-old antitrust laws. So did Congress. This antitrust amnesty is a key reason Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple illegally became too big and too powerful. These trillion-dollar Big Tech monopolists abuse their market power to censor views with which they disagree, cancel conservatives, and crush small businesses.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) and Rep. David Cicilline (RI-01), Ranking Member and Chairman, respectively, of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, announced a series of bipartisan antitrust bills to expand opportunities for consumers and small business owners by holding unregulated Big Tech monopolies accountable for anti-competitive conduct and censorship of speech.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) introduced H.R. 3460, the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act of 2021, that would ensure state attorneys general are able to remain in the court they select rather than having their cases moved to a court the defendant prefers. Rep. Buck’s legislation is cosponsored by Reps: Cicilline (D-R.I.), Bishop (R-N.C.), Owens (R-Utah), and Neguse (D-Colo.).