Is Amazon anti-competitive? Its third-party vendors would probably say yes

DC's AG says yes, too, and that consumers pay more because vendors lose access if they complain about how an alleged monopolist squeezes them

Last Wednesday, in the leadoff off to a holiday weekend when everyone was stocking up on lawn chairs, charcoal, and bug spray (I bought more bird food), Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against Amazon alleging the company uses its monopoly power to pressure its third-party vendors.

According to Racine’s suit, the end result i…

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