• January 24, 2021

Category : Editorial

Anti-TrustEditorial

In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | The FTC sues Facebook

Today, the FTC has announced that they are suing Facebook which explicitly requires Facebook to spin off Instagram and WhatsApp into independent non-Facebook owned companies. The lawsuit focuses on Facebook’s $1 Billion acquisition of Instagram in 2011. “Our aim is to roll back Facebook’s anticompetitive conduct and restore competition so that innovation and free competition […]

Anti-TrustEditorial

In the Land of Trillion Dollar Goliaths | DOJ sues Facebook for

The United States Justice Department has filed charges against Facebook for allegedly discriminating against US workers in its hiring practices. “The lawsuit alleges that Facebook refused to recruit, consider, or hire qualified and available U.S. workers for over 2,600 positions that Facebook, instead, reserved for temporary visa holders it sponsored for permanent work authorization (or […]