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Tim Cook spent 40 minutes on the phone with Ted Cruz over antitrust bill

Posted On: May 25, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Tim Cook spent 40 minutes on the phone with Ted Cruz over antitrust bill

The bill was voted out of the Senate and will advance...
What you need to know
A big new antitrust bill was advanced by a Senate Committee on Thursday.
Lawmakers in the U.S. are trying to open up markets like the iPhone to alternative App Store payments and sideloading.
Senator Ted Cruz revealed that CEO Tim Cook spoke to him personally on the phone for forty minutes on the matter.
Senator Ted Cruz has revealed that Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke to him personally on the phone for forty minutes regarding a new Senate antitrust bill that advanced out of a Senate committee following a vote Thursday.
CNBC reports:
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 16-6 Thursday to advance a major tech competition bill, which some experts consider legislators' best shot at making substantial reform to laws that govern the industry.
The American Innovation and Choice Online Act passed in a bipartisan manner, setting it on a path to potentially be adopted by the full Senate.
The bill contains provisions to stop big tech companies...

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