Social Media Cos. Want Info Shielded In FTC, Meta Dispute

By Lauren Berg (March 17, 2022, 11:29 PM EDT) -- Twitter, Snap Inc. and other social media and technology giants banded together Wednesday to ask the D.C. federal judge overseeing the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case against Meta Platforms to restrict Meta's ability to see their confidential business information.

Twitter, Snap, Reddit, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Match Group and Oracle Corp. — who are all nonparties to the case — told U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg that, because they produced sensitive information to the FTC as part of its antitrust investigation or have since received subpoenas for such information from Meta, they want most of that competitively sensitive information kept away from...

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