opposing or intended to restrain trusts, monopolies, or other large combinations of business and capital, especially with a view to maintaining and promoting competition: antitrust legislation.
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How to use antitrust in a sentence
Already, the antitrust committee had released a report urging for sweeping regulatory changes following its 16-month investigation into Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
The Justice Department's antitrust suit against Google is a strong, straightforward monopoly case, competition lawyers and experts tell Axios.
That preceded the government’s successful antitrust prosecution against the company.DOJ antitrust suit: Google uses contracts, market power to neutralize rivals | Greg Sterling | October 21, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The US Department of Justice and attorneys general from 11 Republican-led states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday, alleging that the company maintains an illegal monopoly on online search and advertising.The DOJ says Google monopolizes search. Here’s how. | Eileen Guo | October 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Key to any antitrust case is that the targeted company has used its dominance to harm consumers.Google says it isn’t a dangerous monopoly. Here are its 4 key arguments | Danielle Abril | October 20, 2020 | Fortune
This is naïve: what the owners feared was losing their exemption from antitrust laws.
The report had one definite effect: rumblings about the antitrust exemption ceased.
[M]ost fail to mention that antitrust, the law of competitive marketplaces, is the first area where Bork left his mark.
In the 1950s, antitrust law was a sleepy domain filled with rigid rules and nonsensical results.
As a result, countless millions of Americans and American businesses benefited from a more enlightened approach to antitrust law.
Our agents are assigned about 24 to 25 cases per agent and cover such involved matters as bankruptcy and antitrust cases.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Sterber, Flynn & Chen-Wong will probably be defending antitrust suits till the end of time.The Cosmic Computer | Henry Beam Piper
This administration, in addition, will strictly enforce the Federal antitrust laws for the very same purposes.
In my message of a year ago I commented on the necessity of congressional inquiry into the economic action of the antitrust laws.State of the Union Addresses of Herbert Hoover | Herbert Hoover
The appropriation of sufficient funds to permit proper enforcement of the present antitrust laws is essential.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman | Harry S. Truman
British Dictionary definitions for antitrust
(modifier) mainly US regulating or opposing trusts, monopolies, cartels, or similar organizations, esp in order to prevent unfair competition
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