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Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook keep sniping at each other over antitrust concerns and user privacy. Now, their years-long feud may be coming to a head as Facebook reportedly preps a lawsuit against Apple.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been adversaries for years. They have traded barbs over how expensive Apple products are and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now, Facebook is reportedly preparing to sue Apple over claims it abused its market power. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook keep sniping at each other over antitrust concerns and user privacy. Now, their years-long feud may be coming to a head as Facebook reportedly preps a lawsuit against Apple.
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An influential senator thinks Mark Zuckerberg should be ‘held personally accountable’ for Facebook’s privacy problems, including ‘the possibility of a prison term’

In a recent interview, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, said FacebookCEO Mark Zuckerberg should be prosecuted for allegedly lying to customers about his company’s privacy practices. Wyden’s spokesman clarified that the senator doesn’t think Zuckerberg could be prosecuted under current law. Instead, the senator has informally proposed a bill that would […]
An influential senator thinks Mark Zuckerberg should be ‘held personally accountable’ for Facebook’s privacy problems, including ‘the possibility of a prison term’
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We talked to the professor who fought Cambridge Analytica to get his data back in Netflix’s ‘The Great Hack’ about why privacy rights in the US are lagging behind the rest of the world

A new Netflix original documentary, “The Great Hack,” provides an inside look into the Cambridge Analytica scandal as it unfolds, with exclusive interviews from whistleblowers and journalists. The film also follows David Carroll, a Parsons professor who fights to get his own data back from Cambridge Analytica and has become […]
We talked to the professor who fought Cambridge Analytica to get his data back in Netflix’s ‘The Great Hack’ about why privacy rights in the US are lagging behind the rest of the world
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Instagram’s lax privacy practices let a trusted partner track millions of users’ physical locations, secretly save their stories, and flout its rules

A buzzy San Francisco startup has been secretly saving what appears to be millions of Instagram users’ stories and tracking their locations. The marketing firm Hyp3r has been scraping huge quantities of data off the Facebook-owned app and using it to build up detailed profiles of people’s movements and interests. […]
Instagram’s lax privacy practices let a trusted partner track millions of users’ physical locations, secretly save their stories, and flout its rules
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Facebook hit with additional $100 million fine for ‘misleading disclosures’ about data misuse in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook will pay $US100 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission for making “misleading disclosures” of its data being misused in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Federal regulators announced the settlement Wednesday, the same day Facebook was also hit with a $US5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade […]
Facebook hit with additional $100 million fine for ‘misleading disclosures’ about data misuse in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
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