Tag: FTC

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react?

At any major sporting event, one could easily recognize the playful Fortnite dance moves performed and displayed on the jumbo screen “dance cam.”  With more than 250 million registered players worldwide, Fortnite has become one of the most popular video games in recent history. Video games, and the attendant industries that have emerged from them […]

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U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

(Reuters) — The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world’s largest companies. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, which enforce antitrust laws […]

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FTC to examine how Facebook’s practices affect competition: WSJ

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (Reuters) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc’s practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Facebook did not immediately […]

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