Skip to comments.40 state attorneys general to take part in Facebook antitrust probe: report
Posted on 10/07/2019 7:16:06 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
About 40 state attorneys general will participate in an antitrust investigation of Facebook led by New York Attorney General Letitia James (D), The Washington Post reported on Monday, citing three people familiar with the matter.
In September, James had announced an investigation with seven other states and the District of Columbia into whether the social media giant has endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers choices, or increased the price of advertising.
The three people who spoke to the Post said the larger inquiry is still confidential, and that New York could enlist further states before the probe is formally announced.
The report comes shortly after a recording was published in which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that if Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) becomes president, he predicted a federal antitrust investigation into the social media company, saying that while he was confident Facebook would prevail in such a lawsuit, it would still suck for us.
I dont want to have a major lawsuit against our own government, Zuckerberg said in the recording. I mean, thats not the position that you want to be in when youre, you know, I mean its like, we care about our country and want to work with our government and do good things. But look, at the end of the day, if someones going to try to threaten something that existential, you go to the mat and you fight.
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Forty AGs are going after Facebook, but not for censoring conservatives?
I hope it’s just an oversight on the reporter’s account.
The are going to milk the fat cow!
Zuckerbird gets the “Fickled Finger of Fate Award”, for championing the people who want to come after him.
He’s kidding himself if he thinks they won’t have some Liberal judge all lined up to make this a slam dunk too.
Guy isn’t too bright is he.
I want them charged for in-kind donations to the prog candidates with the pro-fascist algorithm
When rats do this its extortion, they want money donated to their cause and they will call off the dogs, watch
Bingo. It's all about extorting money from Fakebook. California itself is suing for $55billion, why not jump on the bandwagon, right?
I think Fakebook SUCKS EGGS myself. Suing them? It's all about the money .....
It seems that hating Mark Zuckerberg is the ONE issue in this country that generates bipartisan support.
“It’s the lure of easy money, it’s got a very strong appeal.” - Glenn Frey
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