A US investigation into privacy violations by Facebook could result in a record fine running to billions of dollars, media reports said Friday.
A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.
More than 40 activist organizations urged Congress on Wednesday to ensure "digital civil rights" in any regulations imposed on the tech industry as lawmakers consider privacy legislation.
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Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.