ZDNet: Facebook hit with $15 billion class action user tracking lawsuit

Emil Protalinski:

Facebook is once again being sued for tracking its users even after they logout of the service. The latest class action lawsuit demands $15 billion from Facebook for violating federal wiretap laws.

FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites, now

Declan McCullagh at CNET News:

CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.

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