Facebook reportedly reaches $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission
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July 19, 20191 min read, 274 words

Facebook reportedly reaches $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade CommissionFacebook reportedly reaches $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission

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Published: July 19, 2019  |  1 min read, 274 words
Facebook has reportedly reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over repeated privacy violations, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to the Journal, the FTC voted this week to approve a $5 billion settlement, which has now moved to the Justice Department’s ...
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Credible
July 22, 2019
A brief overview from a credible source of the penalty Facebook may be facing for privacy related violations. Not particularly explanatory but worth the short time it takes to read.
July 22, 2019
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Well Sourced
July 24, 2019
While this article is not as contextual as I would've liked, the extreme amount of links listed in this article likely provide the context you're looking for. Had some of that information been included (the author maybe assumes the reader knows already?) then it would've received another star.
July 24, 2019
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Non Sequitur
July 21, 2019
The rating/reason choices don't exactly match my issue. If, as reported, this would be the largest FTC fine in history, and the three Republicans approved while the two Democrats voted "no" we are left to wonder 1) are the Dems truly nuts or 2) was there a much larger fine proposed that was reduced until three votes could be obtained?
July 21, 2019
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Well Sourced
July 24, 2019
The article provides many links for the reader to dive deeper on the issue, but overall the piece is lacking the context most readers would need to understand the larger picture around the fine. I feel like I have more new questions than answers after reading this piece, but overall it was credible and well sourced.
July 24, 2019
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