Global Antitrust Institute

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  • Global Antitrust Institute at George Mason University has received at least a combined total of $725,000 from Google and Amazon alone, $500,000 of which was donated in 2017 – 2018. Facebook also disclosed working with The Global Antitrust Institute in 2019.[1]
  • Global Antitrust Institute's leader Joshua Wright was a former Federal Trade Commissioner and previously worked at a lobbying firm hired by Google.
  • The Institute held seminars and training for public regulators and officials and released white papers that supported weakened antitrust enforcement.
  • The Institute sought to influence litigation by creating a "training" program for federal judges on antitrust policies.