Amazon Cloud Unit Draws Antitrust Scrutiny From Khan’s FTC

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is pushing forward with antitrust scrutiny of Amazon's cloud computing business, according to Bloomberg News. From the report: Lina Khan, the head of the agency and a vocal critic of the online retailer, is advancing a probe started several years ago by her predecessor. FTC investigators have contacted companies in the past few months to gather information about competition issues related to Amazon Web Services, said the people, who declined to be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly about the outreach. At least one of the contacts was as recent as the past few weeks, said one of the people.

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