FTC considering whether to recuse Lina Khan from Meta-VR antitrust suit
The FTC is mulling dismissing its own chairwoman in a major antitrust suit.
On Oct 19, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
FTC sues broker over sale of sensitive reproductive health and location data
The suit alleges Kochava collected, packaged, and sold sensitive user data in bulk.
On Aug 29, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Twitter agrees to $150 million fine for using email addresses to target ads
Twitter mislead users about what it was doing with email addresses.
On May 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Lawmakers urge FTC to look into ‘misleading’ statements by facial recognition company ID.me
They say ID.me “made multiple misleading statements about its use of facial recognition."
On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
FTC, DOJ say they want to toughen up merger guidelines
The new guidelines could see more scrutiny for big tech companies.
On Jan 18, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich
FTC will use ‘full suite of tools’ to tackle data privacy, discrimination, Lina Khan says
Khan said the FTC could use rulemaking to address a host of issues.
On Dec 17, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Facebook wants court to dismiss FTC’s monopoly lawsuit
Facebook once again is claiming that FTC Chair Lina Khan is 'biased.'
On Oct 4, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Lina Khan says her FTC will prioritize cracking down on recent ‘surge’ in big-tech mergers
She has support from progressives, and says she'll focus on 'rampant consolidation.'
On Sep 24, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Amazon’s purchase of MGM Studios should be blocked to stop its ‘growing dominance,’ leading advocates say
The groups say the sale needs to be blocked to stop Amazon's 'growing dominance.'
On Aug 31, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
FTC renews antitrust push against Facebook
'No other personal social networking provider in the United States remotely approaches Facebook’s scale.'
On Aug 19, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Facebook continues push for FTC chair to recuse herself from antitrust case
Facebook submitted an expert report to the FTC.
On Aug 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Democratic senators blast Amazon, Facebook’s efforts to ‘bully’ FTC over antitrust case
The lawmakers said the companies efforts were obvious.
On Aug 5, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
FTC unanimously adopts Biden’s new right-to-repair order
The FTC voted unanimously on its policy statement.
On Jul 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Big tech really doesn’t want Lina Khan doing her job at the FTC
Facebook is following Amazon in pushing for Khan's recusal.
On Jul 14, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich