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Data privacy took center stage at this week’s Facebook hearings. But as lawmakers grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on what data it tracks and what data it “sells,” another important question emerged.
Zuckerberg said in very clear terms that he was responsible for the content on Facebook. The days of pretending to be a “dumb pipe” are over. Good. Now we have ...
As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fielded questions from lawmakers Tuesday and Wednesday, questions about data privacy, political advertising and foreign governments influencing U.S. elections showcased bipartisan concerns that are likely to shape the upcoming discussions over regulating the tech industry.
Senator Ted Cruz, however, used his allotted time to pepper Mr. Zuckerberg about ...
With Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill, all eyes are on what regulation might be foisted upon Facebook. A more immediate question is how Facebook’s weakened position might affect Silicon Valley’s negotiating power in D.C.
The issue that is most pressing is encryption. The U.S. Department of Justice is set to renew its fight to require tech companies to allow law enforcement access to ...
One of the few tough, striking lines of questioning during Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony Tuesday came from Sen. Lindsey Graham, who scrutinized Facebook’s competitive power. “You don’t think you have a monopoly?” he asked. “It doesn’t feel like that to me,” the Facebook CEO said, ticking off competitors like Amazon, Google, Twitter and ...
I planned to write my column this week on the Techlash, the escalating backlash against Big Tech that has wiped away tens of billions from major tech companies’ market caps in the past few days, is dragging Mark Zuckerberg before Congress and probably has Jeff Bezos a little peeved or confused.
Then the Techlash turned tragically violent with the horrific shooting at YouTube by a ...
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