back to article Date set for for epic Amazon-FTC antitrust showdown

The FTC's antitrust case against Amazon is headed to trial, though not anytime soon, with a federal judge scheduling it to begin on October 13, 2026.  The order [PDF], signed by Judge John Chun in Washington state, gives Amazon, the FTC, and the 17 US state attorneys general party to the case plenty of time to get their cases …

  1. ChrisElvidge

    Lawyers or Liars

    "When asked for comment today, Amazon directed us to a previous statement from its general counsel, David Zapolsky, who said in December the FTC was misrepresenting its practices and would harm shoppers and shops with this legal battle."

    Lawyers only say what their clients tell and/or allow them to say.

    See: Lawyers for the Post Office "lied" in court, lawyers for Michelle Mone "lied" to the press and government etc. on their clients say so.

    1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Re: Lawyers or Liars

      Lawyers only say what their clients tell and/or allow them to say.

      Yes, normally, as they should. What's your point?

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