NFIB to host virtual briefing Thursday on Antitrust Legislation

WASHINGTON – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)  is hosting a virtual briefing on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. ET titled, “The Small Business Case for Big Tech Antitrust Protections.”

The focus of the briefing is the “American Innovation and Choice Online Act,” a bipartisan legislative effort that seeks to stop big tech self-preferencing and ensure a level playing field and choice for small businesses on the internet.  

The briefing will feature remarks by U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04), one of the principal authors of the legislation, and will feature the following small business owners and representatives who have been affected by anti-competitive practices of Big Tech companies:

  • Tim Rexius, President & CEO, Rexius Nutrition, Inc., Omaha, NE
  • Mark Faulkner, Founder and President, Vireo Systems, Madison, TN
  • Greg Niewold, President & CEO, Power Planter, Inc., Loda, IL
  • Christine Bannan, Public Policy Manager, Proton, Washington, DC

Discussion will be followed by questions.

RSVP for the virtual briefing here.

NFIB supports the “American Innovation and Choice Online Act” and 84% of NFIB members favor Congress taking legislative action to control unfair and anticompetitive practices of these big tech companies.

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