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Bill allowing Big Tech dealmaking with news publishers approved by US Senate panel

By Claude Marx
  • 22 Sep 2022 16:10
  • 22 Sep 2022 16:20
The US Senate Judiciary Committee today approved a bill to establish a six-year period in which news organizations and non-network broadcasters would be exempt from certain antitrust laws after resolving a disagreement over the impact on content moderation.

The bill, which the panel approved 18-7, would allow these organizations to collectively

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Claude Marx

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Claude Marx has been a reporter for FTCWatch since February 2013 and during that time has written about a range of subjects such as the implications of certain mergers on consumers, the regulation of advertising and attempts by Congress to overhaul the patent system. He also writes regularly for MLex.

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