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Bloomberg: Amazon Antitrust Critic Joins FTC as Agency Sets Sights on Tech

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“…Khan, the director of legal policy at Washington think tank Open Markets Institute, will work as a legal fellow for the next few months for Chopra, one of two Democratic commissioners at the agency, he said Monday on Twitter.

“Lina is sharp as a tack and works her fingers to the bone,” Chopra said. “I have no doubt she will be a valuable member of the FTC team as we think about how to tackle the pressing issues that lie ahead.”

Khan has risen to prominence in Washington antitrust circles for her work on Amazon, appearing on numerous panels to make the case that technology platforms like the online retail giant represent a threat to competitive markets…”

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