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Big Tech's 'bully' tactics stifle competition, smaller rivals tell Congress

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Apple, Amazon and Google wield their market dominance to bully smaller tech players with relative impunity, executives from smaller competitors testified on Friday at a congressional hearing to explore allegations of anti-competitive practices in the industry.
In a rare public rebuke of tech's most powerful companies, the executives detailed allegations of intellectual property theft, attempts to block them from platforms and efforts to seemingly drive them out of business.
“They have come to use the scope of their platforms and their overwhelming dominance in certain markets to unfairly...
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A group of small tech firms told Congress that Google, Apple and Amazon used bullying tactics to try to crush them. Here are some of the most astounding stories they shared

A group of small tech firms told Congress that Google, Apple and Amazon used bullying tactics to try to crush them. Here are some of the most astounding stories they shared

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Sonos, Tile, Basecamp and PopSockets appeared in Boulder, Colorado to testify before Congress today.
The four tech companies sell a diverse range of products, like speakers, tracking devices, software and phone accessories. But they all alleged that Big Tech firms had 'bullied' them into abiding by their rules.
"Big Tech is bent on expanding until it does absolutely everything, Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson said, quipping, "Help us Congress, you're our only hope."
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