2019 Submission 60

Timestamp: 2019/02/11 13:44:36
Email Address: xxxxx@xxxxxx.xxxx
Name: xxxxx xxxxxxxxx
Stakeholder Group: Private Sector
Using antitrust laws to punish online platforms for political expression
We have seen the weaponization of antitrust laws to attack platforms that host political views and amplify opposition attitudes. Even if express actions are not taken, threats of antitrust actions can result in limits to free speech platforms.
Issue Areas: Competition, Freedom of Expression