US Congressmen signals US will scrutinize Microsoft ABK acquisition under anti-trust laws

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US congressmen for New York and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler signaled on Thursday that he and his colleagues intend to scrutinize the recently announced $69 billion USD acquisition of Activision-Blizzard-King by tech giant Microsoft, under anti-trust laws designed to prevent anti-competitive behaviors. Similar action is also expected from the EU, which has shown a propensity for anti-trust action against huge tech mergers over the last decade. “Activision Blizzard — already a gaming giant — has a pattern of bullying workers to evade accountability for rampant sexual m…

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