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Washington Post:
Full transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's first day of congressional hearings   —  SEN. CHARLES E. GRASSLEY (R-IOWA): The Committees on the Judiciary and Commerce, Science and Transportation will come to order.  We welcome everyone to today's hearing on Facebook's social media privacy and the use and abuse of data.
Apr 10, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Seven top officials of Backpage.com, including its founders, arrested after 93-count indictment alleging conspiracy, facilitating prostitution, money laundering   —  Seven top officials of the website Backpage.com, long accused of facilitating child sex trafficking, have been arrested …
Apr 9, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Ex-FTC officials describe issues FTC may look at in the investigation of Facebook's possible violations of 2011 consent decree, which could lead to huge fines   —  Facebook's disclosure this week that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its 2.2 billion users …
Apr 8, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Mark Zuckerberg to testify before House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11, first of three potential hearings in Congress, about Facebook's data privacy   —  Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a key House committee next week, the panel said Wednesday …
Apr 4, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
Trump administration targets ~$50B in Chinese electronics, aerospace, and machinery goods with tariffs amid a deepening US-China trade conflict   —  The Trump administration Tuesday unveiled a list of roughly $50 billion in Chinese electronics, aerospace and machinery products it plans to hit …
Apr 3, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
DOJ asks the Supreme Court to moot the case against Microsoft on email data stored in Ireland after the Cloud Act became law   —  Now that Congress has made clear that a U.S. search warrant covers emails stored overseas, the Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to moot …
Mar 31, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Ecuador has barred Julian Assange from using the internet from its embassy in London, saying he violated an agreement not to interfere in international affairs   —  LONDON — Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has been barred from using the Internet at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London …
Mar 28, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman invites top Facebook, Google, and Twitter execs to an April 10 hearing on the “future of data privacy and social media”   —  A panel of Senate lawmakers aims to grill the top executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter next month …
Mar 26, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Around the time he was working with Cambridge Analytica, psychologist Aleksandr Kogan co-authored an unrelated academic paper with two Facebook data scientists   —  The psychologist who disseminated Facebook user data to an analytics firm working for the Trump campaign had a closer relationship …
Mar 24, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Leaders of House Energy and Commerce Committee ask Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the committee on an as-yet undetermined date   —  Congressional lawmakers have formally requested that Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testify at an upcoming hearing in response to reports …
Mar 22, 2018, 12:44 PMIn context

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