Donate $5/month or more today to get almost ANY thank-you gift.
The Federal Trade Commission just announced it’s creating a new task force, within the agency, to monitor competition in the tech world. The agency says it’s building a team that will investigate anti-competitive conduct and take enforcement action when needed. Proponents say the task force will bring the agency needed expertise when looking into the tech sector. Critics say the task force is unnecessary, and that the FTC already has broad regulatory powers.
Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
Donate now to get almost any thank-you gift.