There is a lot of force behind the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) and state attorneys’ general (AGs) antitrust cases against Facebook. The number of elected officials who have already passed judgment is impressive. Like-minded activists, interest groups, and academics have been building toward these cases for years with books, papers, programs, and op-eds.
But antitrust has a tradition of evidence-based decision-making, and the evidence for these cases is weak.
Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI