snapchat-ceo:-antitrust-investigations-will-do-nothing-to-stop-facebook’s-anti-competitive-behavior

The Federal Trade Commission is currently conducting an antitrust investigation into Facebook’s monopolistic practices and violations of antitrust law, a probe that will soon be led by the Department of Justice. The federal government’s investigations will do nothing to stop Facebook’s relentless anti-competitive conduct in the foreseeable future, warns Snapchat’s CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel. “I…

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head-of-ftc-‘willing’-to-break-up-tech-monopolies

The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said Tuesday that he is willing to break up Big Tech and undo companies’ past mergers if the agency finds that such companies are squelching competition. “FTC Chairman Joe Simons, who is leading a broad review of the technology sector, said in an interview Tuesday that breaking…

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white-house-proposal-reported-to-include-policing-of-social-media-by-ftc-and-fcc

Executives from Google, Facebook, Reddit, Microsoft, Twitter, and the Internet Association met at the White House on Friday to discuss the influence content on the internet has on violent extremism and what, if anything can be done to help prevent more violent acts like the mass shootings in El Paso, and Dayton over the weekend,…

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