Taking on Big Tech: What the Federal Trade Commission can do
Is it possible to rein in the vast marketplace clout of Big Tech firms like Amazon using antitrust rules? Lina Khan is a believer that the Federal Trade Commission, which she now chairs, can revive a powerful watchdog role.
Just weeks into Lina Khan’s tenure at the helm of a newly activist Federal Trade Commission, tensions over her approach are on full display.
Is this progressive scholar an innovative reformer who’ll finally bring near-monopolies like Facebook to heel, or is she a proponent of questionable overreach at the agency?
Amazon has accused Ms. Khan of undue...