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US negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook, says report

Updated : February 15, 2019 08:16 AM IST

The newspaper said that the US Federal Trade Commission and Facebook had not agreed on an amount, citing two people it said were familiar with the matter.
The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million of its users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
The probe has focused on whether the sharing of data with Cambridge Analytica and other privacy disputes violated a 2011 agreement with the FTC to safeguard users' privacy.
US negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook, says report
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