Protestors demonstrate outside of Facebook's Menlo Park location in April 2018

Critics Say FTC's Privacy Fines Need To Get More Serious

The FTC issues relatively weak penalties to tech companies that break data privacy rules. A new record-breaking fine may be a chance to change that.

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Game design teacher
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Dream Jobs: Game Designer

1:08Google logo projected on a person's face
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Google Fined Under New EU Data Protection Laws

1:30Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Addresses The Company's Recent Downfalls

0:47A person uses a laptop
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More Than 770 Million Emails And Passwords Exposed In Data Breach

0:58A picture of a Facebook page
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Facebook Removes Hundreds Of Fake Accounts And Pages

1:30A person sets up a biometric lock on their phone
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Judge Says Police Can't Force Phone Unlocks Using Biometric Features

1:02Walgreens pharmacy
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Microsoft, Walgreens Take Aim At Amazon And Team Up On Health Care

4:28A concept vehicle at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
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CES Asks: How Do You Get Someone To Want More Self-Driving Cars?

2:32A Predator drone operated by U.S. Customs and Border Protections near the Mexican border on March 7, 2013
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Could Drones Secure The Border Better Than Trump's Wall?

2:05A physical therapy glove demonstration at CES 2019
Newsy / Dave Franco

At CES, Personal Health Tech Makes Promising Strides

3:22Netflix CEO Reed Hastings in front of map.
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Netflix's Global Platform Means It's Liable To Geopolitical Challenges

1:03Ford vehicle
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Ford Adds Almost 1M Vehicles To Takata Airbag Recall

1:28Apple store in Shanghai
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What's Really Causing Apple's Revenue Decline?

0:55An Apple representative at an event
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Apple Shares Drop After iPhone Fails To Meet Sales Expectations

0:55Close up of servers at Facebook
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Controversial Cybersecurity Law Takes Effect In Vietnam

0:40A CenturyLink employee
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FCC Launches Investigation Into CenturyLink's Nationwide Outage

4:26The fourth version of the Media Bias Chart
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This Map Can Help Navigate The Partisan Media Landscape

0:57A North Korean Defector tears an image of leader Kim Jong Un
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Hackers Target North Korean Defectors

1:12A CenturyLink employee
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CenturyLink Scrambling To Fix Nationwide Outage

1:02Numerous Amazon packages
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Amazon's Holiday Sales Were 'Record-Breaking'

0:51BMW logo on a hubcap
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BMW Hit With $10 Million Fine Over Vehicle Fires

0:44Sprint headquarters exterior
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Sprint Reaches $330M Settlement With New York In Tax Investigation

0:56An iPhone 8 Plus
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Apple To Pull Older iPhones From Its German Stores After Patent Ruling

0:58Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong
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Justice Department Charges 2 Chinese Nationals In Global Hacking Case

Restored image of WWI soldiers from "They Shall Not Grow Old"
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Film 'They Shall Not Grow Old' Breathes Life Into WWI Footage

1:25Elon Musk unveils the Hawthorne Test Tunnel
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The Boring Company Shows Off Its Loop Test Tunnel

0:51EU Flag
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Report: Hackers Infiltrated European Union Communications System

1:04Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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DC Is Suing Facebook Over Massive Data Harvesting Scandal

1:23Facebook's home page
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NYT: Facebook Gave Microsoft And Netflix Access To User Data

0:54An Uber self-driving car
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Uber Will Resume Autonomous Car Testing In A Major City