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Autumn Johnson | February 24th, 2023 12:07 PM

The Department of Justice is reportedly considering filing a third antitrust lawsuit against Google.

This time, the DOJ allegedly seeks to determine whether Google forces app developers to use its map services rather than the options of competitors. The department has reportedly been interviewing individuals who could be key witnesses in a future lawsuit. 

Politico reported on…

Paiten Iselin | January 13th, 2023 2:24 PM

Elon Musk’s release of the Twitter Files exposed Twitter’s bloated censorship apparatus and pervasive collusion with federal government agencies. But those documents are just the tip of the censorship iceberg.

Longtime Big Tech critic Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) joined me in this week’s episode of CensorTrack with Paiten to discuss the Twitter Files, Google manipulating elections and the…

Brian Bradley | November 2nd, 2022 3:52 PM

Google is burying the campaign websites of its fiercest critics on Capitol Hill. 

Shortly after MRC Free Speech America released its study showing that Google suppressed Senate Republicans’ campaign websites in its search results, it now appears that Google is hitting members of both the House and Senate who have been critical of Google’s tactics. This is happening just as the country…

Autumn Johnson | August 1st, 2022 5:42 PM

A federal court judge in California ruled that Rumble’s lawsuit against Google can proceed.

Last week, United States District Court Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. denied Google’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit that alleges the company is a monopoly and uses its power to destroy its competitors. Reclaim The Net reported the decision that crushes the company’s hopes that the lawsuit would…

Brian Bradley, Gabriela Pariseau | July 20th, 2022 9:04 AM

America is increasingly outraged by the manner in which radical Big Tech leftists are censoring conservative and Christian leaders and organizations on nearly every major social media platform. 

But what is the secondhand effect of this censorship on consumers – the American people? How much information is being kept from the average social media user? 


Autumn Johnson | July 17th, 2022 4:44 PM

The Department of Justice is reportedly planning to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

Bloomberg News reported that the DOJ is unhappy with concessions the company offered to avoid a fine.

DOJ officials reportedly hold that Google restrictions on rival advertisers’ access to user data give the company an unfair advantage.

NewsBusters reported last month that…

Catherine Salgado | July 13th, 2022 3:01 PM

A Washington free speech advocate lashed into two Democratic Party senators this week who recently challenged Facebook for censoring pro-abortion posts.

“Big Tech monopolists regularly censor and silence conservatives, and Democrats don’t seem to care,” Internet Accountability Project President and founder and Article III Project founder Mike Davis wrote in an email to MRC Free Speech…

Catherine Salgado | June 15th, 2022 10:55 AM

Comedian and late night host John Oliver slammed Amazon’s and Google’s antitrust practices on his show and urged antitrust reform.

HBO’s Last Week Tonight host John Oliver took aim at Google’s and Amazon’s anticompetitive practices on June 12, according to The Verge. Oliver noted that “experiences on the internet are now dominated by a very small handful of companies, who are getting…

Autumn Johnson | June 14th, 2022 8:28 AM

Google offered to allow ads from rival companies to settle an antitrust investigation.

CNBC reported that the company hoped this action would avoid a fine from a European Union antitrust investigation:

The European Commission opened a probe last year to examine whether the world’s largest provider of search and video was giving itself an unfair advantage in digital advertising…

Autumn Johnson | March 30th, 2022 9:49 AM

Big Tech faced yet another blow from the Department of Justice.

Originally reported by The Wall Street Journal, the DOJ sent letters to members of the congressional judiciary committees and asked them to support an antitrust bill that prevented Big Tech companies from showing favoritism to their own products.

“If enacted, we believe that this legislation has the potential to…

Brian Bradley | March 28th, 2022 5:51 PM

Congress should target monopolies as it advances Big Tech legislation, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said last week. “If ninety percent of your searches go through one search engine, is that a monopoly?” McCarthy asked during an interview on Thursday. “If you’re using a platform, and you’re picking and choosing what somebody can say on it, you shouldn’t have liability protection…

Autumn Johnson | March 23rd, 2022 6:08 PM

The Department of Justice requested that Google be sanctioned in an ongoing antitrust lawsuit.

The basis of the suit was surrounded by the argument that Google was a monopoly. Reclaim The Net reported that the DOJ alleged in a pleading that Google instructed its employees on how to mark documents as “confidential” to hide documents during the discovery phase of the lawsuit:


Catherine Salgado | March 15th, 2022 4:29 PM

UPDATE: This piece has been updated to include a quote from Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).

Notable conservatives tore into Facebook after a report from WIRED emerged that alleged the platform has allowed child exploitation groups to flourish.

“While Facebook is busy cracking down on conservative opinions they disagree with, child exploitation persists on its platforms,” Rep.…

Alexander Hall | February 2nd, 2022 6:32 PM

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) torched the news media for being a “source of misinformation” as senators discussed a proposal to allow news outlets to coordinate ad negotiations with Big Tech. MRC Vice President of Free Speech America and Business Dan Gainor also slammed the proposed law during the congressional hearing on the future of journalism.

Lee blasted the leftist media for failing to…

Catherine Salgado | February 1st, 2022 4:44 PM

The debate over the bipartisan antitrust American Innovation and Choice Online Act just took a new direction, as censorship advocates indicated that one provision could protect the free speech of Big Tech-alternative platforms.

The bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act, introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), has support from key Senate Republicans including Ted Cruz (…

Brian Bradley | January 31st, 2022 9:27 AM

The “Big Four” tech companies – Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple – spent more than $55 million lobbying the federal government in 2021 to stave off antitrust legislation. That’s a $21 million increase over 2020, according to Politico Morning Tech.

Now known as Meta, Facebook spent over $20 million, while Amazon spent $19.3 million, exceeding previous records for the companies. Google…

Catherine Salgado | January 21st, 2022 4:37 PM

Google reportedly increased its U.S. lobbying spending by 27 percent in 2021, as lawmakers began a push to enact new tech legislation to regulate the industry.

Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc., increased its lobbying expenditures, according to Reuters, during a year when U.S. lawmakers at both the national and state levels began to argue for or develop legislation aimed at…

Catherine Salgado | January 19th, 2022 4:25 PM

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer decides what bills come up for a Senate vote. But with Schumer’s daughters employed by Facebook and Amazon, antitrust legislation may go the way of President Joe Biden’s popularity: down into oblivion.

As majority leader of the U.S. Senate, Schumer (D-NY) controls the vote timing and selection of legislation that moves through the chamber, according…

Alexander Hall | January 18th, 2022 3:38 PM

A lawsuit filed by 16 states and one territory alleged Google and Facebook negotiated an underhanded agreement to rig online advertising in their favor.

The most powerful companies in history have allegedly colluded to rig the internet in their favor in an agreement codenamed “Jedi Blue” by those involved. “Top executives at Google and Facebook were involved in an effort to limit…

Catherine Salgado | January 18th, 2022 3:18 PM

The new Tech Oversight Project reportedly aims to pressure lawmakers to pass competition regulation for tech companies. The project is funded by liberal billionaire Pierre Omidyar and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, however, and headed by a “veteran of Democratic politics,” Sacha Haworth.

The Tech Oversight Project describes itself as “a nonprofit organization dedicated to holding…