The Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether internal research leaked by a whistleblower indicating Facebook was aware of the potential harm from its sites might have violated the terms of a 2019 settlement over privacy matters, the Wall Street Journal reported. The FTC’s probe was sparked by revelations from the internal Facebook research that was part of the trove of documents leaked...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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