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Today, mark zuckerberg is back in front of the house committee to talk about recent data and the controversy of foreign actors. If you want to catch up with everything that happened yesterday, you can click on the link to see the full story.
At 10 a.m., President walden spoke more convincingly and more concretely than yesterday. Hopefully these politicians will watch yesterday’s hearings so that we can avoid a lot of reconsideration.
Mr. Pallone, from New Jersey, immediately went on to learn more about the regulatory needs of Internet companies. He made clear that the FTC was unable to ensure that Facebook and other companies actually complied with their requirements. Notably, the abolition of net neutrality allowed the FTC to oversee large swathes of the Internet. He is not asking questions, but rather a coherent statement of current events. The party line was clearly put forward at this hearing.
At 10:10 a.m., zuckerberg is making his opening remarks. We heard it yesterday.
Walden began asking questions about whether Facebook was a media company. ‘Facebook is a technology company, even though it’s worth it,’ Mr. Zuckerberg said. He reiterated that the company was responsible for content on the platform.
The second question for Walden is whether Facebook is a financial institution because it allows friends to send money to each other. Zuckerberg doesn’t think so.
Mr. Walden noted in particular that Facebook did not technically sell data to prevent zuckerberg from getting stuck in the “we don’t sell data” routine.
Mr Palonet is still eager to inject party politics. He asked whether Facebook was restricting the data collected, and zuckerberg said yes. Pallone asked whether Facebook would promise to make default user Settings to minimize data collection. He hopes yes or no, and zuckerberg won’t promise one of them. This is stressful.
Mr. Patton, Texas, cautioned that zuckerberg was here because he volunteered. Barton picked up ted cruz yesterday and asked the conservatives what he thought was an unfair goal. Zuckerberg said the account he mentioned was subject to “law enforcement errors.” Barton then proposed a total ban on data sharing for users under 18. Zuckerberg pointed out user control, but the language here is too vague, so it does mean something. But barton’s view of “having to work hard” made private accounts popular.

Mr. Rush accepted a conversation about Facebook’s ability to provide information to organizations that track and describe activists. “Why users have to choose privacy is the voice of the hearing so far, and we are still in the early stages.
If Upton runs a small company trying to compete with Facebook, he will ask zuckerberg what kind of regulatory environment he wants. This is an important reminder of all these testimonies. Zuckerberg once again said that his wealthy company is easy to adapt to many regulations, but it is difficult for startups. Upton proposed a very specific AD rejection for the state senate candidate, and zuckerberg could predict that he was not familiar with the issue.
Ms. Eshoo said U.S. companies “owe the United States” because of the misuse of Facebook during the 2016 election. Eshoo asked her constituents during the hearing. She raised a number of issues to be resolved, but most of them repeated yesterday’s point of view. Her general view is once again about how to find control over data privacy.
She asked zuckerberg if his personal data were part of the Cambridge analysis. He said yes. She asked whether Facebook would change its business model to protect privacy. Zuckerberg hedged.
Mr Shimkus asked Facebook as a platform. He asked who would audit third party applications. Zuckerberg said the audit will start from within. If the company detects suspicious activity, it will introduce third-party companies.
Mr Shimkus asked Facebook to track information about people who were not logged in. ‘it’s for security and advertising,’ Mr. Zuckerberg said. They track the number of Facebook pages they visit to prevent the theft of public information. He says people can turn off tracking ads.


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