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Amazon Cloud Unit Draws Antitrust Scrutiny From Khan’s FTC

  • Federal investigators have contacted companies about AWS unit
  • Outreach shows probe is active under FTC’s new leadership
Lina Khan
Lina Khan

Photographer: Graeme Jennings/Washington Examiner/Bloomberg

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is pushing forward with antitrust scrutiny of Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing business, according to people familiar with the matter.

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.