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Facebook takes analytics firm Rankwave to court over data practices

Monday 13 May 2019 | 09:00 CET | News
Facebook is in negotiations with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about its own privacy practices, following the Cambridge Analytics scandal, with its misuse of personal data. One deal under discussion would see pay out a fine of many billion US dollars, one report said. The deal would include the appointment of a federally approved privacy official at Facebook and the setting up an "independent" privacy oversight committee that may include Facebook board members. 

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