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- Facebook will pay $550 million to settle an Illinois facial recognition class action.
- The chairman of Harvard's chemistry department was charged for allegedly hiding his ties to China.
- Senators Graham and Blumenthal proposed a Section 230 reform that's actually an attempt to ban encryption.
- Apple banned an Iranian ride-hailing app that was masquerading as a radio station app.
- The Justice Department has requested restraining orders to stop telecom companies from facilitating robocalls, the FTC has put 19 VoIP providers on notice for facilitating robocalls, and the FCC is proposing a $13 million fine against a racist robocaller.
- Do Ring camera recordings constitute illegal wiretaps under state all-party consent laws?
- The UK government has plans for an IoT law.
- Maryland wants to make ransomware illegal and hinder security researchers.
- The United Nations suffered a massive breach.
- And more!
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