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This week, the Federal Trade Commission slapped a $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

'The Great Hack:' a documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal

This week, the Federal Trade Commission slapped a $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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When masses of Egyptians began protesting in 2011, documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim grabbed a small camera, got on a plane and headed to Tahrir Square.

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When masses of Egyptians began protesting in 2011, documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim grabbed a small camera, got on a plane and headed to Tahrir Square.

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