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Apr 20, 2018
Facebook's privacy practices were cleared by PwC for the period in which Cambridge Analytica was misusing user dataFacebook has been under scrutiny since disclosing personal information of 87 million Facebook users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.
Apr 05, 2018
US court rules that Equifax can be sued for data breach which exposed personal details of about 147 million peopleThe lawsuit alleged that Equifax should have known by March 2017 that a security vulnerability existed in computer code but it failed to patch or upgrade its software.
Mar 27, 2018
US FTC confirms that it is investigating Facebook after the data leak of nearly 50 million usersThe FTC said that it "takes very seriously recent press reports raising substantial concerns about the privacy practices of Facebook.
Mar 24, 2018
US lawmakers formally ask Mark Zuckerberg to testify at a congressional hearing about the misuse of Facebook users' dataA Facebook spokesman confirmed the company had received the House letter and was reviewing it, but did not say if Mark Zuckerberg would agree to testify.
Jan 02, 2018
National Medical Commission Bill would give licence to quackery and result in a public healthcare disasterAny professional body performs three key functions: Advancing knowledge, regulating conduct and maintaining a standard of entry. However, if the National Medical Commission Bill 2017 becomes law, this may change.
Dec 12, 2017
FCC prepares to hand over oversight of internet service providers to FTC ahead of net neutrality voteOn Monday, the FCC and Federal Trade Commission said they plan to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate efforts under the new rules.
Nov 26, 2017
Uber to be investigated by at least five states in the US for concealing 2016 data breachAfter Uber disclosed the data breach, regulators of at least five states in the US said they will question the company for staying silent after the hack.
Oct 18, 2017
Economics ministry of Taiwan is 'deeply concerned' about the $775 million fine that antitrust agency has imposed on QualcommThe action is the latest challenge to Qualcomm’s business model, which involves selling chips and licensing patents related to installation and use.
Sep 14, 2017
Equifax shares tumble to lowest in two years after FTRC opens investigation into data breachEquifax shares fell 5 percent to $94.19 in heavy trading after earlier touching $89.59, their lowest since February 2015.
Aug 07, 2017
Privacy group urges FTC to investigate popular VPN service Hotspot Shield for unfair trade practicesThe privacy group has filed a 14-page long complaint against the popular VPN service.