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Senators press Facebook for answers about why it cut off misinformation researchers � TechCrunch

Facebook's decision to close accounts related to a misinformation research project caused a wide outcry from its critics. Now Congress is joining
Facebook Killed Research Into Capitol Riot to Protect Itself�Not Users
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Facebook Killed Research Into Capitol Riot to Protect Itself�Not Users

The Federal Trade Commission fined Facebook $5B for misleading its users about privacy. It celebrated the record-breaking fine as history-making.
Facebook�s justification for banning third-party researchers �inaccurate,� says FTC
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Facebook�s justification for banning third-party researchers �inaccurate,� says FTC

Facebook justified its decision to ban academics from creating personal accounts on its platform for researching ad transparency or misinformation
FTC�s Facebook economist out as court deadline looms
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FTC�s Facebook economist out as court deadline looms

Shapiro was a former Obama-era antitrust officer. He was hired by the agency to assist in the suit against Facebook in 2019. According to a POLITICO
Will the FTC Do Anything About Corporate Surveillance?
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Will the FTC Do Anything About Corporate Surveillance?

Americans have grown accustomed to hearing about how great America is. American exceptionalismis a phrase that Joseph Stalin coined. It is an idea
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FTC charges Broadcom with 'illegally monopolizing' the chip industry

Broadcom faces a major antitrust investigation. Gizmodo reports the Federal Trade Commission has accused Broadcom of "illegally
FTC Charges Broadcom With Illegal Monopolization of the Chip Industry
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FTC Charges Broadcom With Illegal Monopolization of the Chip Industry

Photo courtesy of Justin Sullivan ( Getty Images ). Broadcom was accused of monopolizing the market for semiconductor components by the Federal
FTC says Broadcom violated antitrust law with TV set-top box deals
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FTC says Broadcom violated antitrust law with TV set-top box deals

Broadcom, a chip manufacturer, has been sued by the US Federal Trade Commission for allegedly abusing its monopoly in semiconductor components.
Don�t back down from Facebook fight, lawmakers tell FTC
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Don�t back down from Facebook fight, lawmakers tell FTC

Bipartisan lawmakers asked the FTC to continue its antitrust case against Facebook, despite setbacks in court. Together with House representatives
�Unlike anything I�ve seen at the FTC�: Biden�s chair makes her public debut
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�Unlike anything I�ve seen at the FTC�: Biden�s chair makes her public debut

Thursday's videoconferenced session gave us a glimpse into what the agency, which is 106 years old, has in store. Its youngest ever chair was a