The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has filed a lawsuit against Facebook.com for violating the Fair Housing Act. The assistant to HUD Secretary Ben Carson filed the complaint against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for allowing landlords to block Black people and other minorities from seeing their advertisements on Facebook.

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Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg was literally on the hot seat on Tuesday when he testified in front of Congress about the Facebook data breach scandal.

Zuckerberg was called to testify — not under oath — how the data of 87 million Facebook users was stolen by a British data analysis firm which worked with the Trump campaign in 2016.

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Mark Zuckerberg was once the pride and joy of liberals, corporations and government officials who happily paid him for the personal data of Facebook users. Zuckerberg, 33, went into hiding after news broke that a British analytics firm working with the Trump campaign had obtained personal information on 50 million Facebook users.

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Facebook.com angered users by releasing a survey asking if pedophiles should be allowed to view photos of children under age 14 on the platform. The Guardian reports that Facebook recently asked users to outline how the company should deal with pedophiles grooming children.

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It cost American taxpayers $1.4 billion to protect President Barack Obama and his family in 2015. It will cost nearly that to protect Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the next decade.

Fortune.com reports Facebook paid $4.3 million to a security force to protect Zuckerberg in 2015. The social networking giant has already shelled out millions more in 2016.

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