Antitrust Antitrust

Facebook accused of social-network monopolization in proposed US class action

By Michael Acton
  • 04 Dec 2020 13:52
  • 04 Dec 2020 13:52
Facebook is being accused of illegally building a monopoly in the social-networking market, in a proposed class action filed yesterday in US federal court.
The complaint, brought by two US Facebook users, claims the tech giant “cheated its way to market dominance” by deceiving users about their data privacy and

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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