August 5, 2022
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is planning a vote soon on a major piece of antitrust legislation aimed at Big Tech.
Schumer’s office confirmed on Thursday that he intends to schedule a vote in the Senate on the American Innovation and Choice Online Act. The legislation, written by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), would empower federal agencies to crack down on companies such as Amazon and Google’s monopolistic marketplace control.
Conservatives have had mixed responses to Klobuchar and Grassley’s proposed legislation. A coalition of conservative organizations led by the Internet Accountability Project filed a letter arguing that the bill would help rein in Big Tech’s power over the economy. A separate group, led by Americans for Tax Reform, argued in a July 19 letter to Congress that the Klobuchar-Grassley bill expands the government’s size, exacerbates inflation, and fails to answer conservative concerns about Big Tech’s content moderation policies.
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Unlike the Big Tech monopolies, the Internet Accountability Project pledges to never sell or share your personal information, which is your property.