Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is becoming increasingly complex due to antitrust in some countries. In this regard, the United States they expressed their disappointment at the way things are being handled in England and beyond.
The lengthy article by Sean Heather on the official portal of United States Chamber of Commerce. The vice president of the United States Chamber of Commerce does not seem to have appreciated the attitudes of the English antitrust and therefore wanted to express his disappointment with an article that never explicitly mentions Microsoft or Activision. Rather than mentioning the names of the companies involved in the deal, the post focuses on the past of the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority), citing in particular the case Facebook e Giphy. Heather highlights how even in that case the UK antitrust did not investigate the parties involved and made superficial decisions, blasting Meta’s acquisition of the company linked to GIF files. In short, the goal of the US Chamber of Commerce is to prevent such mistakes from happening again, preventing business for the wrong reasons.
In the meantime, the CMA wants to know what users think about the Microsoft x Activision deal.