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Now Facebook wants FTC Chair Khan recused from antitrust case

3 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Facebook claims FTC Chair Lina Khan's past criticisms of the company make her biased.
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Facebook wants FTC Chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from antitrust probe

Facebook wants FTC Chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from antitrust probe

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Facebook asked the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to recuse Chair Lina Khan from any antitrust actions against the company, arguing that her history of criticizing big tech companies means she cannot be impartial. The company pointed to Khan's academic writing, in which she said the company “foreclosed competitors from its platform,” as well as...
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Facebook joins Amazon in requesting the FTC's new chairwoman be removed from any investigations, saying she's biased

Facebook joins Amazon in requesting the FTC's new chairwoman be removed from any investigations, saying she's biased

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Facebook wants Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan removed from any investigation of the company and has accused her of bias, citing her past criticisms of the tech industry.
Facebook filed a petition on Wednesday with the agency, arguing that Khan should recuse herself since she "has already drawn factual and legal conclusions and deemed the target a lawbreaker." The company shared the petition with Insider as the FTC does not make them public. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.
A Facebook spokesperson told Insider: "Chair Khan has consistently...
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Facebook Files Petition to Bar FTC Chair Lina Khan From Antitrust Case

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

Facebook Inc. wants Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan to be recused from participating in decisions about the agency's monopoly lawsuit against the company, saying her past criticism of Facebook means she's biased.
On Wednesday, Facebook filed a petition with the FTC, asking that she be barred from any involvement in the antitrust case.
“For the entirety of her professional career, Chair Khan has consistently and very publicly concluded that Facebook is guilty of violating the antitrust laws,” Facebook said. Her statements “convey to any disinterested observer that Chair Khan, well...
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Facebook asks for FTC Chair Lina Khan to be recused from its antitrust case

3 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Facebook's petition follows a similar move by Amazon.
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Facebook seeks recusal of FTC Chair Lina Khan in antitrust case

Facebook seeks recusal of FTC Chair Lina Khan in antitrust case

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Facebook on Wednesday filed a motion seeking FTC Chair Lina Khan's recusal from any decisions regarding how the agency should proceed in its antitrust case against the company.
"When a new Commissioner has already drawn factual and legal conclusions and deemed the target a lawbreaker, due process requires that individual to recuse herself from related matters when acting in the capacity of an FTC Commissioner," Facebook wrote in its petition to the FTC.
A recusal that could deadlock the case: The FTC alleges in its case against Facebook that the company maintains an illegal monopoly in...
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