‘A New Low:’ Facebook Calls FTC Trying to Protect Kids on Social Media a ‘Political Stunt’

The FTC claimed on Wednesday that Facebook has not been doing enough to comply with a 2020 privacy order and has caused more harm, especially with children. The commission is now proposing changes to the order that would impose stricter oversight and limitations on Facebook. The company is firing back with both barrels, calling the proposed changes a “political stunt.”

Mark Zuckerberg frowning

Twitter Lawyer Writes Scathing Letter Warning Elon Musk Is Putting Company at Risk of Billions in FTC Fines

A lawyer at Twitter has warned that Elon Musk is putting the company at risk of billions in FTC fines following dramatic changes to the company’s privacy and security teams. According to the internal letter leaked to the Verge, the company current head of legal scoffed the concerns, allegedly saying: “Elon puts rockets into space, he’s not afraid of the FTC.”

Elon Musk gestures as he speaks during a SpaceX press conference on February 10, 2022, in Texas. (JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Where’s Elon?: Thousands of Tesla Service Horror Stories Document Unfixed Cars, Dead Mice in ‘Frunk’

Recode recently investigated the process behind getting a Tesla car repaired and the various horror stories and major issues surrounding the company’s repair service. Amongst 1,000 FTC complaints and more than 9,000 Better Bureau Complaints, Tesla drivers complain that Elon Musk’s company left their cars unfixed, damaged the paint, and in one instance left a dead mouse and rat poison in the front trunk, known as the “frunk” to Elon fanboys.

Elon Musk and Cybertruck

Former Twitter Security Chief Blows Whistle on ‘Egregious Deficiencies’ in User Privacy and Fighting Bots

Former Twitter security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko has come forward with a shocking whistleblower complaint alleging that the company purposefully misled regulators about poor security and spam. In the complaint filed with the SEC, DOJ, and FTC, Zatko contends that the company lacks basic security practices and prioritizes user growth above all else, claiming CEO Parag Agrawal is “lying” when claims to fight spam.

former Twitter security boss Peiter Zatko

Senate Confirms Radical Censor Alvaro Bedoya for FTC

The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Alvaro Bedoya for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a perso who has condemned Breitbart News, called Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) a “swamp dweller,” and called for an advertiser boycott of Fox News Channel.

Alvaro Bedoya is up for FTC