Lawmakers Want to Ban Great Deals in a Misguided Attempt to Punish Tech Companies

If you’re an Amazon Prime member and enjoy a good deal, you may be hoping to score some discounted items on Prime Day. In 2020, small and medium-sized businesses recorded a record breaking $3.5 billion sales on Prime Day and consumers saved over $1.4 billion. However, the introduction of five antitrust bills by Representatives David Cicilline (D-NJ) and Ken Buck (R-CO) would negatively impact how consumers are able to utilize the platform - as well as other platforms that Americans use every day.

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