What Does the New Biden Antitrust Team Mean for Big Tech?

Aurelien Portuese, director of ITIF’s Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy, spoke on a panel at the 2022 State of the Net conference alongside Charlotte Slaiman, director of competition policy at Public Knowledge; Jennifer Huddleston, policy counsel at NetChoice; Sumit Sharma, tech competition lead at Consumer Reports; and Politico reporter Leah Nylen.

The Biden administration has created a new competition policy team in the White House and has issued a competition executive order. The EO instructs almost every department in the executive branch to look for ways to foster competition. With new leadership at the Federal Trade Commission and a new antitrust chief at the Department of Justice, what does this mean for Big Tech?