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Report: Google and Facebook May Have to Disclose How Much Your Data Is Worth

A recent report from MarketWatch claims that ahead of suspected antitrust investigations into Silicon Valley, tech giants may have to reveal to users how much their data is worth. User Data is the lifeblood of the Masters of the Universe, providing them with billions in profits based on targeted advertising.

Turnbull wants Zuckerberg to answer questions in Australia

68% of Outside Facebook Investors Want Mark Zuckerberg Out as Chairman

According to votes from Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting last week, 68 percent of outside investors want to see an independent chairman appointed in place of Mark Zuckerberg. Due to Zuckerberg’s chokehold on voting shares of the company, the investors’ vote will have no bearing on his role at the top of the Silicon Valley giant.

Facebook's privacy move: major pivot or headfake?

FTC Takes Charge of Investigating Facebook, Amazon

The Masters of the Universe are in for a higher level of scrutiny than they are used to as the DOJ and the FTC prepare to investigate major Silicon Valley tech giants. The FTC has announced oversight of possible investigations of Facebook and Amazon.

Facebook was warned of alleged Russian meddling back in 2014

Office Depot Settles with FTC over Tech Support Scam

Office Depot and California-based tech support firm Support.com have agreed to settle for $35 million after being charged by the FTC on allegations that the companies scammed customers into spending millions of dollars on unnecessary services.

The Associated Press

Report: Facebook’s Data Deals Under Criminal Investigation

According to a recent report from the New York Times, tech giant Facebook is under criminal investigation for a number of data deals with other major tech firms. The New York Times recently reported that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million …

New York Times Report Calls Facebook’s FTC Agreement into Question

A new report from the New York Times about the social media giant Facebook has called into question whether the company adhered to a 2011 consent decree with the FTC. One expert said that Mark Zuckerberg’s company operates “without any apparent sense that they have to follow the law, even while on parole.”

The Associated Press