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The fight between the FTC and Facebook comes down to who gets to vote

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The FTC's quest to break up Facebook has to get past one looming question in the next few days: Does its new progressive trustbuster chair get a vote?
The agency has to make a decision by next Thursday on whether to re-file an antitrust case against the social network that a D.C. federal judge tossed last month. The case - which deals with Facebook's years-old acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp - will mark the first major vote for the agency since it gained a Democratic majority last month.
But before the FTC holds that vote, it has an even weightier call to make: whether Chair Lina...
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