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15 years after he launched the "digital equivalent of a town square," Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is promising a major shift in the other direction.
Why it matters: "That would mark a sharp reversal for Facebook, which has grown into one of the world’s wealthiest companies by inventing exotic new methods of personal data collection," The Verge's Casey Newton writes.
More from Zuck: "As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression."
Between the lines: I asked Axios reporters for thought bubbles on what this means across the company.
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Michael Cohen arrives at the secure offices of the House Intelligence Committee, the second time in as many weeks that Cohen has testified to the committee behind closed doors.
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