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Is Amazon Standing Up For Itself?

Onkar Ghate, Elan Journo

Presented at: New Ideal Live

Date: Apr 07, 2021

The strident calls to break up “Big Tech” had met with no real opposition from the threatened corporations. But then came a series of surprisingly bold tweets from Amazon. In a Twitter skirmish, the company pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other critics, igniting a backlash. In the context of attacks on “Big Tech,” what’s the significance of Amazon’s speaking out—and of the reactions to it?

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