New Senate bill would damage the app economy and consumers

The “Open App Markets Act,” introduced in the Senate last week, is the latest salvo against Americans who enjoy iPhones and Android phones. Other volleys have been from video game maker Epic Games, the European Union (e.g., here and here), several state attorneys general, and antitrust bills already being considered in Congress. Like these, the new proposed legislation is an example of policymakers mistaking great products for market power.

Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI.