Scott Morrison reports:
The furor over privacy policies at Facebook Inc. is prompting the social network to bolster its presence in Washington as it prepares to defend itself against Congress and federal regulators.
But Palo Alto, Calif.-based Facebook on moved Monday to tamp down speculation that former Federal Trade Commission Chairman Timothy Muris had joined the social network to defend its privacy practices. The speculation stemmed from a Financial Times report stating that Facebook had hired Muris.
“There have been some reports that Tim Muris has joined Facebook. Muris has not joined Facebook,” the company said.
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