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Enforcement against tech giants requires more funds, manpower, says Biden budget request for US DOJ antitrust division

By Khushita Vasant and Max Fillion
  • 02 Jun 2021 18:24
  • 02 Jun 2021 20:20
The US Department of Justice's antitrust division is under pressure, according to a budget request for the agency, and must upgrade its technological tools if it is to effectively police some of the world's largest digital platforms.
A detailed 57-page submission released as part of President Joe Biden’s budget request

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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

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