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US doesn't need new antitrust laws but better enforcement, Representative Sensenbrenner says at Big Tech hearing

By Claude Marx and Khushita Vasant
  • 29 Jul 2020 16:09
  • 29 Jul 2020 16:53
Congress doesn't need to change antitrust laws, and lawmakers and enforcement agencies should use existing laws, which are good enough to review big technology companies’ conduct, a senior House Republican said today.
Representative James Sensenbrenner Jr. of Wisconsin, the top Republican on the US House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, said during

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Claude Marx


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.

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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