Going to the mat: The Tipline for 2 October 2019

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg likes his chances against an antitrust lawsuit. In a leaked audio recording published yesterday, Zuckerberg said he believes that Senator Elizabeth Warren would make good on her promise if elected president to try and break up Facebook. The head of the social media platform said it would “suck” to face a legal challenge from the government, but that he would bet on Facebook winning the case. “At the end of the day, if someone’s going to try to threaten something that existential, you go to the mat and you fight,” he said.

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