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Senators Tell Facebook CEO the Days of Self-Regulation May End

  • Data leak brings Facebook’s Zuckerberg before Senate panels
  • Democrats lean in toward regulation of online privacy
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Senators grilling Facebook Inc.’s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg over a data leak signaled they may move to rein in the social media giant, which has thrived as part of an online industry that’s largely escaped regulation.

"Your user agreement sucks,” Senator John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, told the 33-year-old CEO on Tuesday. “I don’t want to vote to have to regulate Facebook, but by God I will. A lot of that depends on you."