A New York-led group of 48 attorneys general from around the U.S. filed an appeal Friday challenging the June dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms. The lawsuit sought to unwind Facebook’s past purchases of Instagram and WhatsApp as well as force the company to stop discriminating against developers that offer competiting services. U.S. District...
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