Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub

Business 05/28/19, 15:14

Canadian lawmakers voted Tuesday to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either visits Canada.The decision comes after Zuckerberg and Sandberg failed to appear before ...

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO

Tech 05/24/19, 13:57

Facebook's former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network.Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and other critics contend that government ...

Facebook and France haggle over regulating online hate

Europe 05/10/19, 04:28

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online.Macron's office is releasing a progress report Friday on a pilot project that ...

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook

Business 05/09/19, 10:57

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it's time to break up the social media behemoth.He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth to crush competitors and "sacrifice security and ...

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook

U.S. 05/08/19, 03:30

Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged violations of its users' privacy. The Federal Trade Commission is considering a rare action holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally ...

Update: Facebook CEO declares ‘the future is private’

Tech 04/30/19, 12:45

The Latest on Mark Zuckerberg's keynote speech at Facebook's annual developers conference (all times local):10:30 a.m.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is declaring at the social networking company's biggest conference of the year that the "future is private."FILE - In this Jan. ...

Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Business 04/19/19, 14:50

Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of Facebook over the social network giant's mishandling of users' personal information.Discussions between Facebook and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission officials about its data-handing lapses have ...

New Zealand official calls Facebook ‘morally bankrupt’

Tech 04/08/19, 04:49

New Zealand's official privacy watchdog on Monday described Facebook as "morally bankrupt" and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia's lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch mosque shootings.Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has ...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg calls for more outside regulation

Business 03/30/19, 16:50

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Saturday for more outside regulation in several areas in which the social media site has run into problems over the past few years: harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability.In an opinion piece in ...

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Business 03/26/19, 05:47

China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday.The Intermediate People's Court in the eastern ...

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