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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

U.S. Regulators Discuss Fining Facebook for Privacy Violations

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc (FB.O) for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three people familiar with the discussions.

The Federal Trade Commission has been investigating Facebook since last year. It has not finalized its findings in the probe or the total amount of the penalty, according to the newspaper.

More information is available in the Reuters News web site at: https://reut.rs/2Dlj6vf.

Categories: Legal Affairs, Online Privacy & Security

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