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FTC, FCC Squabbled About Who Is Responsible for Cracking Down on VoIP Robocalls

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Photo: John Raoux (AP) As automated Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems fueled a national robocall epidemic estimated at tens of billions of bogus calls...
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The El Paso Shooting and Video Games as a Partisan Issue

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This framing has obvious political benefits. The National Rifle Association started pointing fingers at games after Sandy Hook, and it redoubled its efforts to use...
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The Latest: Former FTC official says deal protects Facebook

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The Latest on U.S. fine against Facebook over privacy (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A former Federal Trade Commission official worries that the agency’s $5...
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FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps

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Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding...
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We Regret to Inform You the UK’s Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity

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Photo: Karly Domb Sadof (AP) The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts...
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Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe

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Photo: Francois Mori (AP) Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in...
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Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement

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Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting...
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Apple, Google Remove Three Dating Apps FTC Said Could Expose Minors to Sexual Predators

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Photo: Alex Brandon (AP) The Federal Trade Commission on Monday said that Apple and Google had removed three dating apps from their respective app stores...