Facebook asks court to dismiss US government, states antitrust cases


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook asked a federal court on Wednesday to dismiss major antitrust cases filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and nearly every U.

S. state, saying they failed to show the company had a monopoly or harmed consumers. "By a one-vote margin, in the fraught environment of relentless criticism of Facebook for matters entirely unrelated to antitrust concerns, the agency decided to bring a case against Facebook," Facebook said in responding to the FTC complaint. "None of the harms typically alleged.....

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