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Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more.

The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked wi

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Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

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Facebook could face record fine, say former FTC officials - The Washington Post

Facebook’s disclosure that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its users could potentially trigger record fines and create new legal vulnerability.

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FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today