URGENT: Time is running out for Senator Schumer to schedule a vote on S. 2992 and S. 2710, antitrust bills to rein in tech monopoly abuses. Sign the petition to demand an #AntitrustVoteNow!
John Oliver on Tech Monopolies
- "The Open App Markets Act [OAMA, H.R. 7030, S. 2710] would protect developers’ rights to tell consumers about lower prices and offer competitive pricing; protect sideloading of apps; open up competitive avenues for startup apps, third party app stores, and payment services; make it possible for developers to offer new experiences that take advantage of consumer device features; give consumers more control over their devices; prevent app stores from disadvantaging developers; and set safeguards to continue to protect privacy, security, and safety of consumers." — Sponsors' press releaseRead the bill
- "The American Innovation and Choice Online Act [AICOA, H.R. 3816, S. 2992] would … [prevent] dominant platforms from abusing their gatekeeper power by favoring their own products or services, disadvantaging rivals, or discriminating among businesses that use their platforms in a manner that would materially harm competition on the platform, [for example by] preventing another business’s product or service from interoperating with the dominant platform or another business; [by] requiring a business to buy a dominant platform’s goods or services for preferred placement on its platform; [by] misusing a business’s data to compete against them; [or by] biasing search results in favor of the dominant firm." —Sponsor's press releaseRead the bill
Companies, nonprofits, and individuals are uniting in support of antitrust bills S. 2992 and S. 2710. We're explaining these bills to our audiences and—most importantly—mobilizing calls and emails from constituents to their members of Congress. Here's how you can help.
Step 1 Sign on
Whether you're a business, an organization, or a regular Internet user, it matters that you take action.
To participate, make a public statement explaining your support (i.e. on your blog or in a Twitter thread). Then, encourage your users to contact Congress via an email, a notification, or a high-traffic link in your website or product.
Civil Society Orgs
To participate, make a public statement explaining your support and place a prominent banner on your site linked to an email/call Congress action. (We can help with this!) If you have an email list, please email the same call to action to your members.
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