antitrust case

the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. A federal judge on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without permission of its users. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Lawmakers go after Facebook’s monopoly powers

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill have urged the Federal Trade Commission to pursue Facebook on antitrust grounds. The diverse group, ranging from Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) to Republican Sen. Mike Lee (Utah), sent a letter to the FTC on Friday requesting the agency go after the social media giant for monopoly powers.