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Facebook has settled a long running privacy investigation with the FTC, agreeing to pay a record US$5 billion fine and upgrade its privacy measures. The Australian privacy watchdog has welcomed settlement but says it will continue its own investigation into the social media giant. The FTC settlement was just one

The US Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation into several leaders in the US tech community. Details are sketchy but the department has confirmed the investigation. The move is on top of already announced investigations into Google and Facebook individually, and appears focused on the wider ecosystem. According