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Federal regulators, over 40 states sue Facebook over anticompetitive practices

Original post made on Dec 12, 2020

Menlo Park-based Facebook is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple states for alleged monopoly practices, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's office said Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 10, 2020, 1:18 PM

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Posted by Waldo
a resident of Waverly Park
on Dec 12, 2020 at 7:41 pm

Waldo is a registered user.

In addition to antitrust prosecution, can we get FB for destroying democracy around the world?


Posted by Steven Goldstein
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 12, 2020 at 10:27 pm

Steven Goldstein is a registered user.

I have had many disagreements with you Waldo.

But in this case, I cannot argue against you.

Misinformation of any kind is the ultimate means of self destruction of self government.

This election and its "legal" challenges have really done so much damage to our system we still are not aware of the long term problems.


Posted by Ted
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Dec 13, 2020 at 12:03 am

Ted is a registered user.

Given the uncertainty about who will be President come January 21, perhaps Facebook will hire BOTH Hunter Biden and Donald Trump, Jr.


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