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Ex-regulators say Facebook's steps won't stop federal investigations

A man wearing a green t-shirt sits in front of a Facebook sign
Facebook has struggled to keep up with criticism of its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Photo: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

Former FTC consumer protection enforcers say Facebook's response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal won't be enough to keep federal investigators at bay.

Why it matters: European and U.S. officials are probing Facebook over the situation and have the ability to levy big fines on the company — and further damage its reputation.