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October 12, 2020, 8:55 AM

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Leah Nylen / Politico:
Sources: DOJ and state AGs investigating Google for alleged antitrust violations are considering forcing it to sell Chrome and parts of its ad business  —  Prosecutors for the Justice Department and state attorney general offices are discussing ways of curbing the search giant's market power as they prepare to sue the company.
Will Oremus / OneZero :
A look at possible antitrust action against Big Tech following the release of reports from both the Democrats and Republicans last week  —  Democrats aren't the only ones ready to rewrite the antitrust rules for internet platforms  —  Never in world history has one sector of the global economy risen …
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
A coalition of tech companies, including Microsoft and Symantec, orchestrated a takedown of the TrickBot malware botnet, which had infected 1M+ computers  —  FS-ISAC, ESET, Lumen's Black Lotus Labs, NTT, Symantec, and the Microsoft Defender team participated in the takedown.
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Five Eyes governments as well as India and Japan make a new call for backdoors into products that are end-to-end encrypted  —  Another Five Eyes meeting, another call for encryption backdoors in modern tech.  —  Members of the intelligence-sharing alliance Five Eyes, along …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Thailand-based logistics startup Flash Express, which operates a door-to-door pickup and delivery service, raises $200M Series D  —  Flash Express, a two-year-old logistics startup that works with e-commerce firms in Thailand, said on Monday it has raised $200 million in a new financing round …

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