Amazon Says Big Tech Bill Could End 3rd-Party Sales

By Matthew Perlman (June 1, 2022, 6:23 PM EDT) — Amazon said Wednesday that proposed legislation aimed at banning Big Tech companies from giving their own products and services an unfair advantage on their platforms would jeopardize its ability to host third-party sellers and provide two-day shipping for Prime members.

Brian Huseman, Amazon’s vice president of public policy, penned a blog post blasting the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, saying the bill, which has versions in both chambers of Congress, wrongly targets just a handful of companies and risks harming services consumers and small businesses rely on.

While pro-consumer groups have praised the bill, other interest groups and the technology companies themselves…

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