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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Meet With EU Digital Chief

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Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to meet with one of the European Union’s leading regulators this week amid calls on both sides of the Atlantic for more oversight of digital privacy. Zuckerberg last week testified to the U.S. Congress in the wake of revelations that millions of Facebook ...

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It cost $20,000 a day to protect Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook spent $7.3 million last year for costs related to personal security for Mark Zuckerberg, the company said in a filing. Those expenses occurred at his residences and during personal travel. That marked a 50 percent jump from the $4.9 million Facebook spent on Zuckerberg’s security in 2016. It’s also ...

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Thousands of Android Apps Are Tracking Children, Study Finds

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Apps collected personal information, such as a child’s location, without asking for parental permission More than 3,300 smartphone apps have been improperly collecting data on children, researchers have discovered. A study of 5,855 Android apps on Google Play found that more than half of them were potentially violating US privacy ...

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George Soros: Facebook and Google are a menace to society

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Billionaire says social media companies’ ‘days are numbered’ Soros warns of ‘far-reaching adverse consequences’ for democracy   Facebook and Google have become “obstacles to innovation” and are a “menace” to society whose “days are numbered”, said billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros at the World Economic Forum in Davos on ...

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