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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, which has been under fire for its data collection and privacy practices.

Apps are reportedly telling Facebook how much users weigh and when they’re menstruating

App developers are sending sensitive data to Facebook despite the social network's policies that prohibit them, according to a new report.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins calls for a federal privacy law, throwing a spear at internet companies who sell advertising

Cisco wants to lead the charge in common-sense privacy regulations. If it succeeds, it will be good for its business, and maybe everyone else's, too.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a global call for countries to come together to create new GDPR-style data privacy laws

Nadella hopes Europe, the US, and China will come together to form a "global standard."

Acxiom, a huge ad data broker, comes out in favor of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s quest to bring GDPR-like regulation to the United States

Acxiom, a huge data broker, said in a statement that it's already working with lawmakers on bringing data regulation to the US.

A German left-wing group tricked thousands of neo-Nazis into doxxing themselves with a ‘honeypot’ website

Neo-Nazis in Germany were recently tricked into providing their identities and personal information to a left-wing art collective, the Washington Post reports.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Dan Rose, vp-partnerships, and Sheryl Sandberg, COO at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in July.

Facebook’s user base is declining in Europe, and that ought to terrify its American bosses

Facebook's privacy chief supports introducing European-style privacy laws in the US, raising the prospect of a decline in North American users, too.

Democrats have reportedly drawn up plans to slap big tech firms with privacy laws similar to GDPR in the EU

In a document obtained by Axios, Democratic senator Mark Warner outlined ways of introducing more regulation for big tech companies in the US. Warner suggests that making laws similar to the EU's GDPR regulations could be one way of improving privacy rules.
Facebook growth is going backwards.

Facebook’s active user growth went into reverse for the first time, and the worst is yet to come

Facebook has seen a decline in users for the first time in its history. Any decline is significant and bad news for a company generally considered to be a rocket ship of growth. But what should cause some alarm is where the decline happened — because it's only going to get worse.