The DOJ’s Antitrust Chief Just Came Out Swinging Against Google and Amazon

The Justice Department’s antitrust chief came out swinging against Google and Amazon on Tuesday, arguing big technology companies are “digital gatekeepers” that may struggle to defend themselves by arguing their products are free or really cheap. Makan Delrahim, who recently launched a probe of the industry, compared the digital giants to previous companies that the […]

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have reportedly agreed to start inquires into whether the companies stifled competition and limited consumer choice, according to the Wall Street Journal. The DOJ will […]

The Questionable Future of Donald Trump’s Department of Justice

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may have been controversial at times–Democrats applauded his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, then criticized him for not pressing the attorney general to pursue obstruction of justice charges against President Donald Trump–but he had been with the DOJ since 1990. Now, Rosenstein is becoming another experienced employee to exit […]

Why the Trump DOJ’s New Move to Try and Kill Obamacare Is So Surprising

The Trump administration on Monday made one of its biggest moves to date against the Affordable Care Act (ACA), asserting that the entirety of Obamacare should be nullified following a controversial Texas court ruling to that effect. It marks an escalation by the Department of Justice, which initially had argued that only the health law’s […]