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US imposes record USD 5 bn fine, restrictions on Facebook in privacy probe

Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy.

24 Jul 2019 7:18 PM

Is a USD 5 billion fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement?

The real question, remains what type of restrictions and requirements will be placed on FB to ensure future compliance.

24 Jul 2019 1:39 PM

USD 5 billion US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: report

Facebook has also faced questions about whether it improperly shared user data with business partners in violation of earlier settlement.

13 Jul 2019 10:46 AM

Gamechanger or facade?

In this digital age, with great responsibility comes great scrutiny.

07 Jul 2019 8:22 AM

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ

Facebook said it has fully cooperated with the FTC investigation till date and provided tens of thousands of documents, emails and files.

13 Jun 2019 1:41 PM


Indian journal publisher fined USD 50 million in US for duping academics

Srinubabu Gedela and his companies would allegedly charge the authors significant publishing fees.

05 Apr 2019 1:14 PM

TikTok to pay $5.7 million fine

Videos uploaded by kids below 13 will be removed from the app after it violated.

03 Mar 2019 12:19 AM

US senator recommends Indian-American to serve as Federal Trade Commission chief

Rohit Chopra is currently serving as a senior fellow at the Consumer Federation of America.

10 May 2017 10:50 AM