Big Tech critic Lina Khan to chair FTC: reports

Lina Khan, a critic of Big Tech companies, is expected to chair the Federal Trade Commission, according to multiple published reports. The 32-year-old Khan, who was confirmed to the FTC by the Senate on Tuesday, currently teaches at Columbia Law School and is well known for a paper on Amazon.com Inc.
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and antitrust. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts praised the news in a tweet, saying: “With Chair Khan at the helm, we have a huge opportunity to make big, structural change by reviving antitrust enforcement and fighting monopolies that threaten our economy, our society, and our democracy.”


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