Facebook could be fined by FTC for privacy violations

Facebook and officials at the Federal Trade Commission are in discussions for negotiating a multibillion-dollar fine to settle the agency’s investigation into the company’s past privacy practices, according to The Washington Post. It would be the largest fine the FTC has ever levied on a tech company. But the fine specific amount has not been determined yet. […]

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Facebook could be fined by US regulators regarding privacy violations

Federal Trade Commission officials have discussed imposing a record setting fine on Facebook after a year of major data breaches and revelations of improper data sharing, according to the Washington Post. Facebook may have violated a 2012 agreement with the government to protect users’ data and make clear statements about their privacy. If imposed, this would be […]

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