FTC candidate Wu calls for reinvigorated antitrust enforcement in tech, other sectors

Just five miles from Facebook’s headquarters in Silicon Valley, the Ivy League professor who coined the term “net neutrality” called for the breakup of the world’s biggest online social media platform by forcing its divestiture of WhatsApp and Instagram as part of a more active antitrust enforcement regime for the 21st century.

As a candidate for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, Tim Wu of Columbia University is not just any Ivy League professor, but someone with feet in both the academic and regulatory worlds....

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