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“Patients [&] health data experts accuse Facebook of exposing personal info”

“A group of patients and health data experts is accusing Facebook of misleading users about how their personal health information can be manipulated and exposed without patients’ explicit permission. In a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint released publicly on Tuesday, the group alleges that Facebook prompts … Continue reading

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Mass Censorship: “Facebook blocks pages with TENS OF MILLIONS of views after CNN reports their ties to RT”

“Facebook has suspended several accounts operated by Maffick Media without prior warning, right after CNN ran a report about the company’s perceived ties to the Kremlin. In what seems to be a new step in the social media giant’s fight … Continue reading

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“Facebook security app used to ‘spy’ on competitors”

“A report by a Commons committee has detailed Facebook’s use of an application to “spy” on users. The cross-party group said that Facebook used its Onavo virtual private network (VPN) app to gather information on competitors. The MPs claim Facebook … Continue reading

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[U.K.] “Facebook labelled ‘digital gangsters’ by report on fake news “

“Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”. The final report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport … Continue reading

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“US, Facebook negotiating record multibillion-dollar fine after privacy lapses”

“The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook are negotiating over a multibillion-dollar fine that would settle the agency’s investigation into the social media giant’s privacy practices, according to two people familiar with the probe. The fine would be the largest the … Continue reading

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“Facebook uses its apps to track [Spies on] users…” Makes Up Lame Excuse

Facebook maintains a list of individuals that its security guards must “be on lookout” for that is comprised of users who’ve made threatening statements against the company on its social network as well as numerous former employees. The company’s information … Continue reading

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Spying & Cross Platform Data Collection: “Germany accuses Facebook of abuse…”

Germany’s antitrust watchdog ruled on Thursday that Facebook abused its market dominance in collecting, merging and using user data. The competition authority said Facebook could no longer combine users’ data from separate apps like WhatsApp and Instagram without voluntary user … Continue reading

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