Lina Khan

‘A New Low:’ Facebook Calls FTC Trying to Protect Kids on Social Media a ‘Political Stunt’

The FTC claimed on Wednesday that Facebook has not been doing enough to comply with a 2020 privacy order and has caused more harm, especially with children. The commission is now proposing changes to the order that would impose stricter oversight and limitations on Facebook. The company is firing back with both barrels, calling the proposed changes a “political stunt.”

Mark Zuckerberg frowning

FTC Memo Calls for Focus on ‘Structural Dominance’ of Big Tech

FTC Chair Lina Khan sent a memo to staff this week in which she called for the agency to focus on power imbalances and address the “structural dominance” of big companies. The memo’s mention of “next generation technologies” implies a heavy emphasis on the Big Tech Masters of the Universe.

FTC Chair Lina Khan