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FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds limited oversight on privacy

Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade ...

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Justice Dept. puts Big Tech under the antitrust microscope

Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies ...

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Did Facebook data help Trump? ‘Great Hack’ explores scandal

The new documentary “The Great Hack” captures how Facebook’s cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy. But it doesn’t prove claims in the movie that the ill-gotten data helped elect Donald Trump. The movie, ...

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FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds limited oversight on privacy

Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade ...

Read More »

Justice Dept. puts Big Tech under the antitrust microscope

Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies ...

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Did Facebook data help Trump? ‘Great Hack’ explores scandal

The new documentary “The Great Hack” captures how Facebook’s cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy. But it doesn’t prove claims in the movie that the ill-gotten data helped elect Donald Trump. The movie, ...

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Facebook’s Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies issued a stark warning on Thursday that cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed before “serious regulatory and systemic concerns” are put in check. France, which this year chairs the ...

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Facebook’s Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies issued a stark warning on Thursday that cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed before “serious regulatory and systemic concerns” are put in check. France, which this year chairs the ...

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US objects to French tax on tech firms as G-7 gets under way

The Trump administration is objecting to France’s plan to tax Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech giants, a rift that’s overshadowing talks between seven longtime allies near Paris this week on issues ranging from digital currencies to trade. As finance ...

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