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    Court approves record $5b fine of Facebook over privacy

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 09:44pm on April 25, 2020

    US regulators on Friday welcomed a ‘historic’ $5 billion settlement with Facebook over data privacy as the social network said it was already implementing the...

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    Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:41pm on April 04, 2020

    In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus. One...

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    Social media curbs

    Waqas Younas | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2020

    MOST of you reading these lines are strangers to me. What impression would I leave if, on our first meeting, I asked you questions about...

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    WhatsApp tops 2b users

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:47pm on February 13, 2020

    The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said on Wednesday that it now had more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment...

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    Facebook’s settlement puts spotlight on ‘biometric privacy’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:36pm on February 02, 2020

    Facebook’s massive settlement in a class action case over violating a state law on how it uses facial recognition is being hailed as a watershed...

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    Priyanka hit by WhatsApp privacy breach

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:37pm on November 03, 2019

    India’s main opposition Congress party said on Sunday that its general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had been informed by messaging service WhatsApp that her phone...

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    Zuckerberg grilled in Congress on digital currency, privacy, elections

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:54pm on October 24, 2019

    Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company’s planned digital currency Libra was a ‘risky project,’ but sought to reassure sceptical US...

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    Privacy: the new battleground of ours

    Edward Snowden | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    The US, UK and Australia are taking on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method that protects our personal information, writes Edward Snowden...

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    400mn Facebook users' phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 06:24pm on September 05, 2019

    Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media...

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    Facial recognition push at India airports raises privacy concerns

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 01:16am on July 26, 2019

    The launch of facial recognition technology at two Indian airports and plans to place it in police stations have stoked fears over privacy and increased...

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