ILSR Research Cited in Congressional Antitrust Hearing

Date: 30 Jul 2020 | posted in: agriculture, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On July 29, 2020, the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing investigating monopoly power in online platforms, featuring testimony from the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

During the hearing, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon referenced findings in ILSR’s “Amazon’s Monopoly Tollbooth” report to interrogate Jeff Bezos about how Amazon is extracting increasingly more from small businesses.

Watch the clip below: 

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Jess Del Fiacco is ILSR’s Communications Manager. In this role, she works closely with program staff to develop and implement communications strategy that supports ILSR’s mission. She promotes ILSR’s work through the organization’s newsletters, website, social media, events, and more. Jess also hosts the Building Local Power podcast. Contact Jess for media inquiries.