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    Judge Approves $5 Billion Facebook Settlement with FTC

    Amanda Doran

    On April 23, 2020, a judge in the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia approved a settlement between the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Facebook, Inc. regarding the 2018 Cambridge Analytica investigation.

    Facebook agreed to a $5 billion fine following the 2018 breach which resulted in approximately 50 million user profiles being mined for data.

    Read more at Reuters

    Read Facebook’s Press Release

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