FTC says Amazon executives destroyed potential proof through the use of apps like Sign

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FTC attorneys submitted a submitting on Thursday that claims Amazon’s high execs used Sign’s disappearing messages characteristic to destroy proof related to the company’s large antitrust lawsuit. (You keep in mind the one? The FTC accused Amazon of making a secret “Undertaking Nessie” pricing algorithm which will have generated greater than $1 billion in additional income.)

Now, The Washington Publish (which is owned by Amazon founder and former CEO Jeff Bezos) reviews that Amazon is only one of a number of firms just lately accused of turning to encrypted messaging apps like Sign that may completely erase messages mechanically.

Chances are you’ll recall the federal government making related arguments about Sam Bankman-Fried’s use of Sign throughout his trial for fraud and the way…

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