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By Diane Bartz and Elizabeth Culliford
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A number of states have begun investigating potential violations in how Fb (NASDAQ:), now often known as Meta Platforms Inc, runs its virtual-reality Oculus enterprise, in accordance with three sources aware of the matter.
Two of the sources mentioned the U.S. Federal Commerce Fee was additionally concerned within the antitrust investigation. Meta didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
New York, North Carolina and Tennessee had been among the many states concerned within the inquiry, one supply mentioned. A bunch of virtually 50 states additionally requested an appeals courtroom on Friday to reinstate their antitrust lawsuit, filed in December 2020, in opposition to Fb.
The inquiries into Fb’s Oculus enterprise are a part of the bigger probe, one of many sources mentioned.
The workplaces of the New York, North Carolina and Tennessee attorneys common didn’t instantly reply to requests for feedback.
The inquiry was first reported by Bloomberg Information.
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