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Australian Government Keen to Adopt Biden Administration Policy on Big Business

Australia’s assistant minister for competition, Andrew Leigh, says the country should follow in the footsteps of the Biden administration and adopt a more cynical view of big business, including more government intervention in the market. The Labor minister has blamed increasing market concentration in the hands of a few big companies for creating higher prices…


Big Tech to Face Another Bipartisan US Antitrust Bill

WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of lawmakers, headed by Sens Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), plan to introduce a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Alphabet’s Google, from favoring their products and services. Amazon, for example, has been accused of using data from third-party sellers to determine what products it would…


Sen. Amy Klobuchar Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Says Treatment Was Successful

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Thursday revealed she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year but says it was treated successfully. Klobuchar, 61, said in a blog post that doctors at the Mayo Clinic found small white spots during a routine mammogram and a subsequent biopsy at the Piper Breast Center in Minneapolis showed…


Sen. Klobuchar Says Breyer’s Retirement Should Come ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer should retire “sooner rather than later,” a top Democrat senator said in a new interview. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said she would not speculate on the retirement of Breyer, the oldest justice on the nation’s top court at age 82. But she noted that Breyer, in rare public comments, named…


Senators Kennedy, Klobuchar Join in Bipartisan Effort to Promote Digital Consumer Privacy

Bipartisanship is increasingly rare on Capitol Hill these days, but Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy and Minnesota Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar are co-sponsoring a measure to strengthen digital consumers’ privacy. The proposal is the “Social Media Privacy and Consumer Protection Act of 2021,” which could fundamentally change the legal landscape that currently allows social media…


Sens. Kennedy, Klobuchar Join in Bipartisan Effort to Promote Digital Consumer Privacy

In an increasingly rare act of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) are co-sponsoring a measure to strengthen the privacy of digital consumers. The proposal, the Social Media Privacy and Consumer Protection Act of 2021, could fundamentally change the legal landscape that currently allows social media giants such…