Washington Post

Don’t regulate Facebook

[Commentary] The problems at Facebook and others, real and perceived, at Google, Amazon and Apple have led to an easy consensus: The large technology companies should be regulated.

It’ll be harder to ditch your ‘bloated’ cable package if AT&T merges with Time Warner, Dish says

Amid sky-high cable bills, many TV viewers have sought to cut costs by firing their TV providers and switching to a relatively new crop of online alternatives offering fewer channels at a lower price.

Former Cambridge Analytica workers say firm sent foreigners to advise U.S. campaigns

Cambridge Analytica assigned dozens of non-US citizens to provide campaign strategy and messaging advice to ­Republican candidates in 2014, according to three former workers for the data firm, even as an attorney warned executives to abide by US l

Lawmakers hope to use Facebook’s ‘oil spill’ privacy mishap to usher in sweeping new laws

It was October 2010, and two members of Congress were furious with Facebook. In the eyes of then-Rep. Edward J. Markey and Rep.

Trump administration hits Iranian hacker network with sanctions, indictments in vast global campaign

The Trump administration announced sanctions and criminal indictments against an Iranian hacker network it said was involved in “one of the largest state-sponsored hacking campaigns” ever prosecuted by the United States, targeting hundreds of US a

Why Facebook users’ data obtained by Cambridge Analytica has probably spun far out of reach

The data on millions of Facebook users that a firm wrongfully swiped from the social network probably has spread to other groups, databases and the dark Web, experts said, making Facebook’s pledge to safeguard its users’ privacyhard to enforce. Pa