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Date: March 6, 2019
Contact: mediacenter@freeandfairmarketsinitiative.org

They Said It!
Amazon Web Services Could Spark Interest With An “Anti-Trust Filing”


Potential regulatory action on Amazon Web Services looms as policymakers increase scrutiny on Amazon and anti-competitive behavior. Jim Cramer: “People just don’t want to mention Amazon. They say ‘Listen, it’s out there. It’s the unspoken presidency.’ Andy Jassy is the guy they’re talking about. they got 47% run growth on a $30 billion run rate who has that, David? No one has that kind of growth — that’s incredible.”

Carl Quintanilla: “You think about risks to their — Amazon as an entity, like it is today, is it AWS? Is that the part you think that eventually people would want to go after?”

Jim Cramer: “That’s the one. You mean if they make the antitrust filing? Yeah.” (CNBC, Squawk Box, 3.5.19)

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