SAM BOWMAN ON HOUSE ANTITRUST BILLS
MarketWatch – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman was quoted by MarketWatch in an article about new antitrust legislation introduced by leadership of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. You can read the full piece here.
“The bills are very broad and sweeping: They would prohibit almost everything that the big tech companies do beyond their narrow ‘core’ products,’” Sam Bowman, director of competition policy at the International Center for Law and Economics, said in an email to MarketWatch. “The objective is clearly to reduce Google to being a search engine and nothing else, Amazon to being a marketplace and nothing else, and so on, and for them to provide those services as stripped back ‘dumb pipes.’”