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By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Facebook’s corporate parent has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the social media platform allowed millions of its users’ personal information to be fed to Cambridge Analytica, a firm that supported Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in…
By Associated Press
The head of the Federal Trade Commission says the agency is pushing a robust agenda of actions and policies to help safeguard children’s privacy online.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The proposed deal disclosed in federal court documents filed Saturday still requires a judge's approval. Millions of people in the U.S. could get a slice of the settlement.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
A new book, “An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination,” details how Facebook struggles and sometimes fails to curtail hate speech, disinformation and violent rhetoric on its platform. It also examines how Facebook has become an enormously lucrative data…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration's attempt to ban its app, suggesting the Chinese-owned app's deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Tropical Storm Karen brought mudslides and power outages to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and heavy rain to Puerto Rico hours after a hurricane shook the island. Also, President Trump took on globalism and Iran in…
By Malcolm Brabant
Long before the Cambridge Analytica scandal, new rules were being established by the European Union to give consumers greater control over their data. Starting in May, every company, big or small, that keeps your information online or elsewhere must comply.
By PBS NewsHour
Hackers dumped troves of personal information stolen from the adultery website Ashley Madison this week. Millions of names, email addresses and partial credit card numbers were released, raising alarms about how much privacy any of us enjoy online. Hari Sreenivasan…
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