Washington Post

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine

Sens Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top ex

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices

Apparently, Facebook has told the Federal Trade Commission it is willing to submit to greater oversight of its data-collection practices — from the launching of new services to the decisions of its top executives — in order to end a wide-ranging f

DOJ weighs in on FTC’s case against Qualcomm

The Justice Department weighed in on a years-long legal battle between the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm, warning that the outcome in the case could hurt the ability of US companies to compete in 5G wireless technology.