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Key Senate Committees Should Reject Antitrust Enforcement Nominees with Ties to Big Tech

January 27, 2021 — Economic Liberties, Public Citizen and 22 other groups sent a letter to U.S. Sens. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), urging the committee to reject Big Tech executives, lobbyists, lawyers, and consultants who are nominated for senior antitrust enforcement roles in the Biden administration.

40 Organizations Call on Biden to Appoint Antitrust Enforcers Without Big Tech Ties

January 18, 2020 - Today, 40 national, state, and local organizations representing millions of Americans concerned about the immense power of Big Tech corporations sent a letter (PDF) to President-elect Biden urging him to avoid appointing to key antitrust enforcement positions individuals who have served as lawyers, lobbyists, or consultants for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

Biden’s DOJ Must Reverse Google-Fitbit Merger

January 15, 2021 — Economic Liberties released the following statement in response to Google’s announcement that it had finalized its $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit after a deadline passed for the Department of Justice to object to the deal.

Covering Amazon? We’ve got suggestions on telling the full story

January 15, 2021 — Economic Liberties and Good Jobs First released a new factsheet containing suggestions for how reporters can cover Amazon with depth and reality – even if they’re on deadline.

FTC Must Stop UnitedHealth-Change Healthcare Merger

January 13, 2020 —Economic Liberties released the following statement in response to a recent announcement made by UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the United States, that it plans to acquire Change Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest physician reimbursement platforms.