House Judiciary Dems
Sep 13 · 3 min read

Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee; David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law; and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law sent document requests as part of its bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets. These requests were served to the four major online platforms, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple.

The Committee announced on June 3, 2019 that this top-to-bottom review led by the Antitrust Subcommittee will focus on three main areas: (1) documenting competition problems in digital markets; (2) examining whether dominant firms are engaging in anti-competitive conduct; and (3) assessing whether existing antitrust laws, competition policies, and current enforcement levels are adequate to address these issues.

Under the direction of Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman Cicilline and Ranking Member Sensenbrenner, the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law has held a series of hearings on the effects of market power online. The Subcommittee has also held a series of Member round tables and staff briefings with market participants, stakeholders, and leading experts.

The letters are available here.

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