The five bills would apply to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. If some (or all) of them become law, we can expect some major changes in how they do business.
It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached
The US Federal District Court's decision to strike out large parts of the Libor class action reveals a lot about the operation and limitations of private enforcement strategies, writes Justin O'Brien.