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New York Times Report Calls Facebook’s FTC Agreement into Question

A new report from the New York Times about the social media giant Facebook has called into question whether the company adhered to a 2011 consent decree with the FTC. One expert said that Mark Zuckerberg’s company operates “without any apparent sense that they have to follow the law, even while on parole.”

Google is increasingly similar to Big Brother's Oceania in 1984

NYT: How Google Squelches Competition

A long-form piece in the New York Times Magazine highlights how Google is under increasing scrutiny for anticompetitive practices and how it may lead to government regulation.

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FTC Probing Allegations of Amazon’s Deceptive Discounting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.