Tech Titans Play Monopoly

Amazon and Facebook tussle with the FTC, but this fight is only just getting started.

Last week, a federal judge dismissed the Federal Trade Commission’s monopoly lawsuit against Facebook, concluding that the agency hadn’t made a sufficiently clear case that the social media giant controlled the market in a monopolistic way. At the same time, Amazon has demanded that FTC Chair Lina Khan recuse herself from any antitrust investigation into the company, given that much of Khan’s academic writing was highly critical of the retail…