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Facebook-Earnings
Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy.
Profit College Settlement
A company that owns two national for-profit college chains said Thursday that it will erase nearly $500 million in debt incurred by former students as part of a settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia.
Probing Billboards that Track You
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate an advertising technique that uses mobile phone data to learn about people who pass by billboards.
AT&T Being Fined
The country's second largest wireless communications carrier is being fined $100 million for allegedly misleading customers over data plans that it said were "unlimited."
Senator Schumer Calling For FTC Investigation
(WIBX) - New York Senator Chuck Schumer wants to make sure your private information stays private. Schumer is calling for an investigation after the "New York Times" reported that cell phone applications are stealing your information and posting it online.