Bokhari: Democrat Led Antitrust Bills Are a Massive Gamble

The antitrust subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee recently released five highly anticipated bills aimed at curbing the power of the Big Tech companies. The House is currently under the control of the Democrats, but these bills have been pitched as a bipartisan effort, led by subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO).

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 12: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) asks Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok a question on July 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Strzok testified before a joint committee hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. While involved in the probe into Hillary Clinton's …

Democrat Led Committee Introduces 5 Antitrust Bills Targeting Tech Giants

The House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on antitrust has introduced five new bills aimed to curb anticompetitive practices in the tech industry. Although none of them directly address the tech issue of greatest concern to Republicans, censorship, the bills have been presented as a bipartisan effort to rein in the power of dominant Silicon Valley companies.

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SEC: Tesla Failed to Control Elon Musk’s Social Media Usage

The SEC has reportedly told Tesla that the company violated a court-ordered policy to oversee tweets by CEO Elon Musk. According to a court decision, Musk’s tweets about Tesla were supposed to be approved by a company lawyer, which Musk critics labeled his “Twitter Sitter.”

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Rep. Ken Buck Admits JCPA Flawed, Scrambles to Add Amendment to Save Big Media Bailout Bill

Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) is scrambling to save a bill that would allow big media companies like the New York Times and CNN to form a cartel to pressure tech companies for special treatment, after criticism of the bill from President Trump’s tech censorship experts, one of the two Republican FCC commissioners, House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Jim Jordan, and staffers to fellow members of the House Freedom Caucus.

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) questions witnesses at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on police brutality and racial profiling on June 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)