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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence addressing the controversy over how a voter targeting firm harvested the personal data of some 50 million users. He acknowledged the company made mistakes.
Congressional staffers are slated to meet with Facebook officials this week. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and a member of the Commerce and Judiciary committees, about what action Congress could take to regulate how Facebook uses user data.
The trial has ended in the lawsuit alleging Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's requirements for registering to vote in his state are unreasonable, as has a hearing to determine if Kobach was in contempt of court. A federal judge will rule on the suit this fall.
The U.S. is warning against Russian cyber attacks targeting the energy grid and infrastructure as President Trump congratulates Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection. Many wonder what the Trump administration is doing to keep Americans safe from these potential attacks.
Congress has overwhelming passed legislation meant to curb online sex trafficking of children. This means a first major change in years to a key legal shield used by Internet companies to avoid liability for what people say and do online.
A New York judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges the president sexually assaulted and defamed her can go forward. On another front, a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump is suing to be released from a legal agreement requiring her silence.