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    Last year, California lawmakers passed the toughest privacy law in the country. Now, legislators may be having second thoughts.
  • Facebook Caught Scraping 1.5 Million Users' Contacts
    Add another debacle to the long list of Facebook's privacy snafus: The company reportedly obtained and uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users -- without asking them first.
  • 'Dark Patterns' Bill Would Prohibit Duping People Into Ceding Privacy
    The Deceptive Experiences To Online Users Reduction Act would prohibit large platforms from using so-called "dark patterns" in their privacy policy interfaces.
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    Facebook's ad-delivery system sends ads to particular individuals based on whether the ads will be "relevant" to them. That determination can turn on stereotypes, a new paper says.