A Federal judge just recently ruled that the antitrust lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission can go forward, striking down the recent efforts by Facebook, under its parent company, Mega, to halt it.  Facebook filed a request for dismissal, which was rejected by the court.

Federal Judge Rejects Facebook’s Request to Dismiss FTC’s Latest Antitrust Lawsuit

From www.wsj.com
2022-01-11 20:29:00


The Federal Trade Commission filed a new version of its antitrust lawsuit against Facebook Inc. on Thursday, seeking to jump-start its case with bolstered allegations that the company is abusing a monopoly position in social media.

The FTC voted 3-2 along party lines to file the amended lawsuit, with Chairwoman Lina Khan participating in the agency’s deliberations and supporting the new complaint. The commission denied Facebook’s request that Ms. Khan, a Democrat, be recused because of her past criticism of big tech companies.


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