Even when they were the target of Safire’s New York Times columns, the powerful remained on cordial terms with him — a throwback to a very different Washington.
Chief Carla Provost earlier this month criticized “completely inappropriate” posts from agents in same group.
The University of Alaska is facing a 41 percent cut in state funding for the current fiscal year. Administrators are preparing to slash academic programs and start the unprecedented process of removing tenured faculty.
Democrats in Congress threatened to take action after the FTC reportedly voted on a $5 billion penalty for Facebook.
Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders’ gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda.
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If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company.
Facebook has been under scrutiny for privacy violations.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.
The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company’s privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.