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Meet Lina Khan: Biden's Nominee for the FTC and Staunch Tech Critic

Lina Khan is a legal scholar and could soon take a seat on the Federal Trade Commission. This could be bad news for Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and other so-called "Big Tech" companies as she's been a vocal advocate for antitrust action against the industry. The full Senate will soon decide on whether to confirm her and she would join Tim Wu and other tech critics within the Biden administration. Read more about Khan and her views on regulating tech.

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Meet Lina Khan: Biden's Nominee for the FTC and Staunch Tech Critic
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    The ascent of Lina Khan, tech antitrust icon

    The ascent of Lina Khan, tech antitrust icon

    A Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday for Lina Khan's appointment to a commissioner's seat on the Federal Trade Commission will mark a watershed …

    Tech critic Lina Khan gets bipartisan committee nod for FTC post

    Tech critic Lina Khan gets bipartisan committee nod for FTC post

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    POLITICO - By Leah Nylen

    The Senate Commerce Committee endorsed the Biden nominee's confirmation for the consumer protection and antitrust agency, with only four of the 12 GOP members voting no. Lina Khan, the progressive tech critic President Joe Biden nominated to the Federal Trade Commission, won bipartisan approval from …

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    Learn more about what the U.S. government and regulators are doing to potentially rein in tech companies, plus other critics that have joined the Biden administration.

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