Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

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Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks
In a statement, Aaron Stein, a Google spokesman, said the company was “completely focused on protecting our users’ data”
and “will take action” if it found evidence of “deceptive behavior or misuse of personal data.”
Google has been criticized — even fined — for its privacy practices over the years.
In his letter to Google, Mr. Grassley wanted to “understand how Google manages
and monitors user privacy for the significant amounts of data which it collects.”
[2 days, 10 hours, 600 questions: Read about what happened when Mark Zuckerberg went to Washington.]
They don’t want to try to trip any alarms.”
It was one of the few times Google’s data practices were mentioned in the two days of hearings.
Mr. Zuckerberg was the only executive to testify in two days of hearings this week.
“I think everybody needs to understand Silicon Valley is not monolithic.”
He said he typically believed “the best regulation is no regulation” but “I think we’re beyond that here.”
Drew Herdener, an Amazon spokesman, declined to comment.

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