After Google Lawsuit, Facebook Could Be Next To Face Antitrust Regulation

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Facebook could be the next Silicon Valley giant to face an antitrust lawsuit, after a landmark report from the House Judiciary Committee earlier this month likened tech companies to the "oil barons and railroad tycoons" of past eras.

State attorneys general and regulators with the Federal Trade Commission have reportedly met to discuss possible legal action against Facebook for anti-competitive practices. Sources tell the Washington Post to expect a suit as soon as November.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Casey Newton, editor of the newsletter Platformer.

This segment aired on October 27, 2020.


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