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Tech execs who lie about privacy violations could face 20 years behind bars under a newly proposed Senate bill

A newly-proposed Senate bill would give the Federal Trade Commission more teeth to crack down on tech companies' privacy violations.

The career rise and life of Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s billionaire chief operating officer and one of tech’s most powerful people

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer for Facebook, and one of the most powerful people working in tech.
Whistleblower Christopher Wylie became a lightning rod for the Cambridge Analytica story.

The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower explains how the firm used Facebook data to sway elections

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie details in his newest book about the methods the firm used to target Facebook users.

Facebook says it suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for misusing data as part of its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal...

The company launched a full-fledged investigation into apps on the Facebook platform in March 2018 after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

An influential senator thinks Mark Zuckerberg should be ‘held personally accountable’ for Facebook’s privacy problems, including ...

Sen. Ron Wyden said Zuckerberg lied about Facebook's privacy practices and ought to face legal consequences for that, including possible imprisonment.
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here’s everythin...

Ever since it was revealed in 2018, Facebook has been facing the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
David Carroll is one of the main subjects in "The Great Hack," a Netflix documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the fight for data rights.

We talked to the professor who fought Cambridge Analytica to get his data back in Netflix’s ‘The Great Hack’ about why privacy right...

David Carroll's fight to get his data back from Cambridge Analytica is featured in 'The Great Hack,' a new Netflix original documentary.

Instagram’s lax privacy practices let a trusted partner track millions of users’ physical locations, secretly save their stories, and flou...

More than a year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is still struggling to protect user data.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

The biggest scandals that rocked Facebook over the past 15 years, from Mark Zuckerberg’s infamous leaked Harvard IMs to a $5 billion fine

From privacy scandals to high-profile departures, here are the biggest scandals Facebook has survived in its 15 years of existence.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Want to get rid of Facebook for good? Here’s how to do it.

Between user privacy issues and political scandals, many people are looking to break up with Facebook — for good. Follow this guide and you can too.