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Facebook Under Criminal Investigation

The hits for Facebook just keep coming.  The latest set back for the company was announced this week and came in the form of a criminal investigation.  According to media reports, a New York federal criminal grand jury is looking into whether Facebook broke the law when it entered into data deals with some of the largest technology companies in the world. The agreements, which have been phased out over the last two years, allowed companies to see a Facebook users’ friends, contact information, and other data.  This sharing of information occurred at times without user consent.

NYTimes.com: Facebook’s Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation

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