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Lina Khan, a Big Tech Critic, Tries Answering Detractors

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FTC Chair Lina Khan.

"We're really trying to be forward looking, anticipating problems and taking swift action." -Lina Khan

Credit: Graeme Jennings

Lina Khan was appointed by President Biden to shake up the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), an agency that has long quivered at the power of the tech giants, but her record has lacked a signature action against the industry. However, the recent confirmation of a third Democratic commissioner to the five-member agency gives Khan a majority.

In an interview, Khan said she was preparing to unleash an aggressive agenda and "the best is yet to come."

From The New York Times
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