House antitrust probe on Big Tech likely to be broken into three reports: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee’s report on the business practices of four large tech companies is expected to be broken up into three reports instead of one, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter, as bipartisanship among committee members appeared to break down.

The report from a Judiciary Committee panel focuses on how the business practices of Facebook, Alphabet’s Google, Amazon and Apple hurt rivals. It is likely to be broken up into a majority Democrat-led staff report and two others from Republican members on the panel, the sources said. The highly anticipated report is expected to be released this week.

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