Digital Markets Investigation

Tomorrow: Antitrust Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Dominant Platforms and Innovation

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The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. to examine the impact of market power of online platforms on innovation and entrepreneurship. The Subcommittee will hear from two panels of witnesses, including representatives from Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple, as well as leading policy experts on competition in digital markets. What: Antitrus... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Launches Bipartisan Investigation into Competition in Digital Markets

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Committee will investigate the rise and use of market power online and assess the adequacy of existing antitrust laws and current enforcement levels Today, the House Judiciary Committee announced a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets. The investigation will include a series of hearings held by the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on the rise of ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Lost Einsteins: Lack of Diversity in Patent Inventorship and the Impact on America’s Innovation Economy”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on the lack of diversity in patent inventorship and its impact on the innovation economy: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you for holding this important hearing to investigate why there is a l... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Welcomes New House Judiciary Committee Democratic Majority and Announces Subcommittee Assignments for 116th Congress

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) welcomed the new Democratic Majority to the House Judiciary Committee and announced subcommittee assignments for the 116th Congress. Nine new Members have joined the Democratic Majority on the Committee, including Representatives Correa (CA-46), Scanlon (PA-5), Garcia (TX-29), Neguse (CO-2), McBath (GA-6), Stanton (AZ-9), Dean (PA-4), Mucarsel-... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Statement for a Hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee hearing on “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices” with Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai: “Mr. Chairman, our society has become increasingly reliant on social media and other online ... Read more »

Republicans Use Judiciary Hearing to Promote Pro-Trump Social Media Personalities, Refuse to Focus on Serious Oversight

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Watch Here Today, the Republican Majority of the House Judiciary Committee held an official hearing with pro-Trump social media personalities “Diamond and Silk,” who gave testimony to the Committee on their belief that social media companies are engaged in a plot to silence conservative voices on the Internet. Ranking Member Nadler addressed these claims in his opening statement: “The witnesses wi... Read more »

Members of Congress Urge Supreme Court to Revisit Case Preventing States from Collecting Sales & Use Tax from Out-Of-State Businesses like Online Vendors

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U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), along with U.S. Representatives Kristi Noem (R-SD) and John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), today submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the Court to reconsider and overturn a 25 year-old case determining whether states can require out-of-state businesses like online vendors to collect a... Read more »