Blumenthal said Epic is “only one among a large number of victims here.” Testifying alongside representatives from Google and Apple at the April hearing were developers from Spotify, Tile and Match Group, which accused the tech giants of using their power to squash competition. Spotify’s chief legal officer, Horacio Gutierrez, called on lawmakers to develop legislation to address their competition concerns in app stores, and on Wednesday he issued a statement calling on Congress “to swiftly pass” the Open App Markets Act.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen tells lawmakers that meaningful reform is necessary ‘for our common good’
John Tye, one of Haugen’s attorneys, noted to CBS that the SEC can shield whistleblowers from retaliation by former employers. According to the SEC, those