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Marc Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Centre. (Courtesy photo)

With high-profile criticism mounting on multiple fronts on issues such as fake news and election interference, Facebook has had a rough few years. But one of the country’s foremost data privacy advocates doesn’t place the blame for such controversies squarely on the social media giant. Rather, he argued that the Federal Trade Commission has played a significant role in events such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Brexit and election of President Donald Trump.

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Kristen Rasmussen

Kristen Rasmussen is an Atlanta-based reporter who covers corporate law departments and in-house attorneys.

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