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US claims it has enough antitrust laws to bring down big tech
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Just does not use them


The US Justice Department antitrust chief said that existent US antitrust laws were “flexible enough” to address the harm caused by technology companies, in the face of growing criticism that such laws cannot tackle tech monopolies.

Facebook shrugs off controversy to make huge sales
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Share prices up five percent

Shares of Facebook rose nearly five percent after the social network reported its third straight rise in the pace of quarterly sales growth as well as an increase in users.

Facebook sues NSO
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Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:44

Facebook sues NSO


WhatsApp hack

Social networking site Facebook sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.

Facebook starts paying for news
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Friday, 25 October 2019 11:10

Facebook starts paying for news


Shares stand with News Corp

News Corp CEO Robert Thomson is expected to begin praising the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the social notworker has agreed to start paying for news.

Facebook takes down 200 Russian and Iranian fake accounts
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It is OK if western politicians lie to you, just not Iranians and Russians

The social networking site which has decided to allow US politicians to lie about each other has cracked down on Russian and Iranian propaganda outfits doing the same thing.

Encryption equals freedom
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Wednesday, 16 October 2019 11:38

Encryption equals freedom


Snowden warns of the new battleground

Security whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the world is facing its biggest security crisis in history as governments attempt to undermine encryption.

Facebook caught suppressing Zuckerberg stories
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Hiding the facts

Gizmodo uncovered new evidence that Facebook is using its platform to suppress stories about CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

EU can order Facebook to take down worldwide comments
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Posting overseas will not save you

Courts in the European Union can order Facebook to remove worldwide comments by users of its service that have been declared illegal, the European Union’s highest court ruled on Thursday.

Ex-politician says Facebook will publish politicians' lies
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Defacebook won't deface de Facebook

A former politician employed as a senior spin doctor by Facebook said politicians can never be accused of being economical with the truth.

Debt collectors hounding your Facebook friends
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Monday, 16 September 2019 10:37

Debt collectors hounding your Facebook friends


21st-century tactics

Debt collectors have started hassling debtors' Facebook friends in a bid to put pressure on them to pay up.