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One potential solution to Facebook’s lack of transparency is to create a new federal agency charged with regulating the social media companies. But that raises questions about how the political process, and the parties’ different ideas about privacy and free speech, would come to bear on such an effort, say several Northeastern experts.
The university was designated a Spectrum Innovation Zone by the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday, a status that will afford researchers at the university new opportunities to build and test the next generation of wireless technology. Northeastern is one of four locations in the U.S. to hold the designation.