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Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Why Biden's likely FTC pick is bad news for Big Tech

Why Biden's likely FTC pick is bad news for Big Tech

In a bad sign for Big Tech, President Joe Biden is reportedly nominating Columbia Law School professor Lina Khan to the Federal Trade Commission, Politico reported Tuesday. 

At 32, she would be the youngest FTC commissioner ever.

"As consumers, as users, we love these tech companies," Khan told the New York Times in 2018. "But as citizens, as workers, and as entrepreneurs, we recognize that their power is troubling. We need a new framework, a new vocabulary for how to assess and address their dominance."

Khan hasn't been officially announced, and she would have to make it through a Senate confirmation before becoming one of five commissioners at the FTC. Read more...

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