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Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg, as global policy chief – TechCrunch

Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg, as global policy chief – TechCrunch Facebook has confirmed it has hired the former leader of the UK’s third largest political party — Nick Clegg of the political middle ground Liberal Democrats — to head up global policy and comms. The …

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Some major Facebook investors want to oust Zuckerberg as chairman after scandals

Some major Facebook investors want to oust Zuckerberg as chairman after scandals After multiple scandals, Facebook investors are proposing founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg leave his position as chairman. The group says that making the position independent would remove Zuckerberg’s “unchecked corporate power.” The post Some major Facebook investors want …

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Call for social media adtech to be probed by UK competition watchdog – TechCrunch

Call for social media adtech to be probed by UK competition watchdog – TechCrunch A British Conservative politician, who has called repeatedly for Mark Zuckerberg to come to parliament to answer questions about how Facebook fences fake news — only to be repeatedly rebuffed — has made a public call …

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Some notable Facebook shareholders file (mostly symbolic) proposal to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman – TechCrunch

Some notable Facebook shareholders file (mostly symbolic) proposal to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman – TechCrunch Several major Facebook shareholders have submitted a proposal calling for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman of the company’s board. The filing is mainly symbolic, since Zuckerberg has almost total voting control, …

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A fictional Facebook Portal videochat with Mark Zuckerberg – TechCrunch

A fictional Facebook Portal videochat with Mark Zuckerberg – TechCrunch TechCrunch: Hey Portal, dial Mark Portal: Do you mean Mark Zuckerberg? TC: Yes Portal: Dialling Mark… TC: Hi Mark! Nice choice of grey t-shirt. MZ: Uh, new phone who dis? — oh, hi, er, TechCrunch… TC: Thanks for agreeing to …

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Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals – TechCrunch

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals – TechCrunch After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook -Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg himself in May, the European Union parliament’s civil liberties committee …

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Zuckerberg must face public scrutiny over latest data breach, say UK MPs – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg must face public scrutiny over latest data breach, say UK MPs – TechCrunch UK members of parliament have once again called for Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to travel to the country to face questions about how his business operates. They’re renewing calls for facetime with the Facebook CEO in …

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Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy – TechCrunch

Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy – TechCrunch At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up comprehensive Federal consumer privacy protection legislation, Apple’s VP of software technology described privacy as a “core value” for the company. “We want …

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