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Agency probing Facebook plans broad review of tech data practices

Agency probing Facebook plans broad review of tech data practices

2 days ago   |   Politico

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to launch a wide-ranging study of tech companies' data practices, in the latest sign of the increased scrutiny that Silicon Valley...
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What does the FTC's new task force mean to data aggregators?

What does the FTC's new task force mean to data aggregators?

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Should antitrust regulations govern how big tech companies collect large amounts of consumer data? The FTC seems ready to explore that question.
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Data Sheet-What Elon Musk Has in Common With Roger Stone and the Unabomber

11 days ago   |   Fortune

It's a busy week at Fortune -we're closing the April issue of the print magazine-so I'll be brief this morning, with a few thoughts on the news and other things I'm reading. *...
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A New Data Protection Bill Aims to Tackle Racial Ad Targeting

22 days ago   |   Fortune

Nevada Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is introducing a bill Thursday that will ban online platforms from racially discriminating against users through targeted...
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The FTC is challenging fake Amazon reviews

The FTC is challenging fake Amazon reviews

23 days ago   |   Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence E-Commerce Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning,
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The Technology 202: Critics say FTC's fine against app now known as TikTok doesn't go far enough

23 days ago   |   The Washington Post

The case could raise scrutiny of children's privacy in Washington.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

23 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Leaked documents obtained by a right-wing activist group have provided an interesting insight into how...
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FTC's Record Fine to TikTok Makes One Thing Clear: Illegally Collecting Kids' Data Won't Be Tolerated

23 days ago   |   Fortune

Musical.ly, the lip-dubbing app that became a part of video app TikTok last year, agreed on Wednesday to pay the Federal Trade Commission $5.7 million over allegations that it...
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FTC Hits TikTok With Record $5.7 Million Fine Over Children's Privacy

23 days ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

The social media app will pay $5.7 million to settle the allegations, and be required to delete videos uploaded by anyone under 13.
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FTC's Record Fine to TikTok Makes One Thing Clear: Illegally Collecting Kids' Data Won't Be Tolerated

23 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Musical.ly, the lip-dubbing app that became a part of video app TikTok last year, agreed on Wednesday to pay the Federal Trade Commission $5.7 million over allegations that it...
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US-backed forces say ISIS has lost its final stronghold in Syria

US-backed forces say ISIS has lost its final stronghold in Syria

U.S.-backed forces in Syria announced Saturday they have liberated the last pocket of territory held by the Islamic State in Syria. Read more ...

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

With half the NCAA Tournament field now off the bracket, it's time for March Madness Round 2. Keep up with all the action and check out the full NCAA schedule, game times... Read more ...

Crowds gather after former officer found not guilty in shooting death of...

Crowds gather after former officer found not guilty in shooting death of Antwon Rose

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Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, was released Friday from a detention center in Conroe, Texas, according to a statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more ...

March Madness live scores: Round 2 results, highlights from Saturday's 2019...

March Madness live scores: Round 2 results, highlights from Saturday's 2019 NCAA Tournament games

Sporting News is tracking all the action from Day 3 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Keep up with the latest March Madness scores and highlights with our live updates from... Read more ...

A 23-year-old off-duty police officer was ambushed and shot to death after...

A 23-year-old off-duty police officer was ambushed and shot to death after leaving a nightclub in Chicago, according to officials

A 23-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer was shot and killed early Saturday morning while leaving a nightclub. Another victim, an unidentified man who was not a police... Read more ...

Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million to contract

Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million to contract

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Ace left-hander Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a new contract that guarantees an additional $145 million from 2020 to 2024. Read more ...

Bellator 218: Emmanuel Sanchez staying ready for all possibilities at...

Bellator 218: Emmanuel Sanchez staying ready for all possibilities at featherweight

Gallery Emmanuel Sanchez def. Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 218: Best photos THACKERVILLE, Okla. - Emmanuel Sanchez wasn't exactly thrilled with Georgi Karakhanyan 's game... Read more ...

The Mueller report is out - here's everyone who has been charged and...

The Mueller report is out - here's everyone who has been charged and convicted in the Russia probe so far

On March 22, Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted the final report on his nearly two-year investigation to the Department of Justice. Since 2017, Mueller has investigated... Read more ...

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller closes Russia investigation, delivers report to Attorney General Barr. Read more ...