Judge allows Federal Trade Commission's latest suit against Facebook to move forward

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A federal judge on Tuesday allowed an antitrust lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission to proceed, coming after the agency’s first complaint was dismissed. Tony Avelar/AP

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The Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, delivering a major win for the agency after its first attempt at targeting the company’s alleged monopoly power was dismissed for lack of evidence.

This time, however, the judge found that federal regulators have offered enough proof to argue

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