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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Apr 19 2018

Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much smaller. | Video

Apr 18 2018

Exclusive: Facebook to change user terms, limiting effect of EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much smaller. | Video

Apr 18 2018

Facebook says users must accept targeted ads even under new EU law

MENLO PARK, Calif. Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would continue requiring people to accept targeted ads as a condition of using its service, a stance that may help keep its business model largely intact despite a new European Union privacy law.

Apr 17 2018

Facebook must face class action over facial recognition: U.S. judge

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. | Video

Apr 16 2018

Facebook must face class action over face-tagging in photos -judge

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully created facial templates for people without their permission.

Apr 15 2018

Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users

SAN FRANCISCO Concern about Facebook Inc's respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world's largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. | Video

Apr 13 2018

Facebook CEO's compensation jumps to $8.9 million as security costs soar

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's compensation rose 53.5 percent to $8.9 million in 2017, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, largely due to higher costs related to the 33-year old billionaire's personal security.

Apr 12 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg fielded 10 hours of questions over two days from nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers and emerged largely unscathed and considerably richer. | Video

Apr 12 2018

Zuckerberg resists effort by U.S. senators to commit him to regulation

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday navigated through the first of two U.S. congressional hearings without making any further promises to support new legislation or change how the social network does business. | Video

Apr 11 2018

Second day of U.S. congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, April 11 Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for more questioning by lawmakers who have a rare chance to air grievances about the company directly to the head of the world's largest social media network.

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