November 22, 2018
Facebook has hired one of the top antitrust lawyers in Silicon Valley, in a sign that the company could be preparing for war with Donald Trump’s administration.
Kate Patchen, the chief of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division in San Francisco, has joined Facebook as director and associate general counsel of litigation.
Patchen’s hire comes in the same month in which US President Trump said his administration was “looking at” antitrust proceedings against tech giants Google, Amazon, and Facebook.
This article was posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 8:03 am