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Usually, American lawmakers will use consent decrees — essentially settlements that have to be approved by court order — to wrangle accountability from companies like Facebook.
By the terms of a 2011 consent decree, Facebook is required to identify and address emerging threats to user privacy.
The proposed consent decree has been filed with the court and is awaiting judicial approval, Lelling’s office said in a press release.
And that consent decree is with the Federal Trade Commission.
The sheriff's office will pay for the raises from an additional $3 million added to the sheriff's office 2018 budget intended to cover expenses related to the consent decree.
The Wall Street Journal previously reported the FTC had been looking into whether Facebook violated terms of a 2012 consent decree over collecting personal data and sharing it with others.
The limitations put into a consent decree with the Justice Department were designed to curb Comcast’s potential monopoly power.
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