Episode 515

Facebook's $5 Billion dollar fine won't really change it's behavior


July 25th, 2019

53 mins 21 secs

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  • Tennessee woman charged with murder after her newborn twins die from drugs in their system, report says | Fox News — A Tennessee woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder after her twins, who were born prematurely days earlier with drugs in their system, died at the hospital. Tiffany Marie Roberts, 29, of Chattanooga, Tenn., was also charged with viable fetus as victim and aggravated child abuse or neglect in connection with her infant children’s deaths.
  • US manufacturers pledge to train 1.2M workers amid skilled labor shortage | Fox Business — Manufacturers Opens a New Window. are promising to upskill nearly 1.2 million workers, a major training commitment that comes as U.S. companies prepare to try to fill millions of open positions Opens a New Window. over the next decade amid a labor shortage. The National Association of Manufacturers, which counts Caterpillar, Merck, Salesforce and Boeing as members, is poised to make the announcement during an event at the White House on Thursday.
  • Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations but critics call it a bargain — Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2 along party lines to adopt the settlement, which requires court approval, even as Democrats said the settlement did not go far enough or require a large enough fine.
  • Facebook and PolitiFact Are Protecting AOC from Criticism — AOC wasn't looking at immigrants being abused. She wasn't looking at immigrants at all. And this was reflected in my headline: "AOC Weeps Over Empty Parking Lot." Then I forgot all about it for the better part of a month.