By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-10-21

Facebook has filed motions to dismiss the antitrust lawsuits brought by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general.

Most of the nation’s state attorneys general, joined by the Federal Trade Commission, last December filed a lawsuit charging that Facebook is an unlawful monopoly guilty of anticompetitive conduct.

The suit alleged the social media giant “thwarted competition and reduced consumer privacy for profit” over a decade.

Facebook in its motions said the suits make no credible claim that the company’s conduct harmed either competition or consumers.  » Read More