New York Attorney General Letitia James said a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General was investigating Facebook for alleged antit...

New York Attorney General Announces Antitrust Investigation on Facebook



New York Attorney General Letitia James said a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General was investigating Facebook for alleged antitrust issues.

The Democrat said on Friday that the survey will analyze whether Facebook's actions have compromised consumer data, reduced the quality of consumer choice or increased the price of advertising.

Facebook does not have any immediate comments.

The Wall Street Journal, citing sources it has not identified, said a coalition of attorneys general would announce a separate investigation from Google next week.

James said the coalition he led included attorneys general in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and the District of Columbia.

The US Department of Justice UU. In July, he announced the launch of a radical antitrust investigation on Big Tech, although he did not name a particular company. He said he was investigating whether online platforms are harming competition, inhibiting innovation or harming consumers.

The House Judiciary Committee is also conducting an antitrust investigation on Facebook, Amazon and Apple.

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