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FTC hires Lina Khan

And just as Amazon gears up for Prime Day the FTC has added a prominent critic of the online retailer. Lina Khan who has suggested that Amazon be broken up or regulated like a public utility.

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra tweeted: "Lina is sharp as a tack and works her fingers to the bone". "I have no doubt that she will be a valuable member of the FTC team as we think about how to tackle the pressing issues that lie ahead."