Thursday, August 1, 2019

On the Laughable Fine Imposed on Facebook

As longtime readers know, I am not a fan of Facebook for numerous reasons including their frequent lies pertaining to privacy and other dubious business practices. I deleted (although there are reasons to believe Facebook deletes nothing) my page a year and a half ago.

I was hoping the government would through the book at Facebook considering it admitted violating sanctions imposed against the company for previous violations.  Unfortunately, they received a slap on the wrist. I believe Zuckerberg should have been personally fined or even received stronger sanctions. As for legal reasons why, here is a piece from a professor of law at UCLA.

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