ABA's Antitrust Section Calls For Changes To Big Tech Bill

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By Matthew Perlman (May 4, 2022, 8:26 PM EDT) — The American Bar Association’s antitrust section has told Congress that proposed legislation to prohibit Big Tech companies from giving their own products and services an unfair advantage over smaller rivals could have unintended consequences and should be changed.

The antitrust section submitted comments to lawmakers on April 27 raising concerns about the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, a bipartisan proposal with House and Senate versions that have both cleared their respective Judiciary Committees. The comments addressed the Senate version but said similar comments would apply to the House bill as well.

The section said it generally supported legislative efforts to help…

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