Liz Gannes

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FTC to Debut Privacy Framework Monday, Complete With Its Own Social Media Strategy

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will on Monday unveil a wide-ranging privacy framework that it has been working on for more than a year, expected to cover online personal data collection and other topics. Don’t expect an anti-social media agenda, though! After a conference call, the FTC will host Facebook and Twitter chats about the framework. Also today: The FTC launched a technology blog with an introductory post by its chief technologist, Ed Felten.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald