In 2013, the Department of Justice brought an antitrust case against Silicon Valley tech firms for illegal collusion. The CEOs of these companies had agreed to not compete for each other’s employees, leading to lower wages and less freedom of movement for workers.
Join us for a viewing of the new documentary detailing the 2013 lawsuit, “When Rules Don’t Apply,” and a panel discussion on how we can address the shortcomings of antitrust law.
Keynote address by Representative David Cicilline (RI-01)
Gene Kimmelman, President and CEO of Public Knowledge
Sandeep Vaheesan, Legal Director of the Open Markets Institute
Leslie Overton, Partner at Alston & Bird, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General the DOJ Antitrust Division
Aiha Nguyen, Project Lead of the Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative at Data & Society
Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society