On Sunday, a former Facebook data scientist went on “60 Minutes” to accuse the company of defrauding its advertising customers and deliberately engineering social division and ethnic strife. Then on Monday, the entire Facebook product family went offline for six hours: Instagram, WhatsApp, and, of course, Facebook itself.
On Wednesday, Big Tech critic and antitrust advocate Jonathan Kanter got a highly favorable reception from the Senate Judiciary Committee, suggesting that he will likely be confirmed as head of the antitrust division at the Justice Department. So where does all this leave Zuckerberg Inc.? Conservative Partnership Institute Policy Director Rachel Bovard and economist and author Matt Stoller join Ryan Grim to discuss where Big Tech antitrust is headed.
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