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How John Oliver helped take the issue of tech antitrust into the mainstream

The Oliver segment features an ad from another industry group, NetChoice (members include Amazon, Meta, and Google), which centers on a “no-nonsense regular guy” who hops out of his pickup truck to proclaim that the tech antitrust bills will preclude Amazon from offering its popular Prime service, full stop. “And stay away from my phone,” he adds, nodding to the oft-used claim made by antitrust opponents that the Open App Markets Act will open users’ phones to malware.