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FTC Sues Facebook for Illegal Monopolization

Charges filed today against facebook alleged the company of “illegally maintaining its personal social networking monopoly through a years-long course of anticompetitive conduct”. The FTC has been pursuing this for some time. “Following a lengthy investigation in cooperation with a coalition of attorneys general of 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam, the complaint…
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December 9, 2020 0

Zoom lied to users about end-to-end encryption for years, FTC says

after reaching a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, Zoom has agreed to upgrade its security practices to what it has been promising its customers for years. Zoom has been reporting since 2016 that it offered ‘end-to-end, 256-bit encryption’ to its secure users. The truth is that while the video conferences are encrypted while in session, the criteria for calling it ‘end-to-end’ is definitely not applicable.

November 13, 2020 0