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Senator says Facebook should clean up bots or face fines

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 26, 2018 in Industry News
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Concerning the FBI's investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 U.S. election, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said social media companies should be fined if they can't get rid of bots on their platforms. “They have brilliant people working there,” Klobuchar said on NBC's Meet the Press....

Senators want ‘massive’ fines for data breaches at Equifax and other credit reporting firms

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 10, 2018 in Industry News
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Two senators on Wednesday proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is compromised. The bill from Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) would add a $50...