Facebook Forms PAC To Target Privacy Laws

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 6:27 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. launched a political action committee Monday in Washington, the latest step in the company’s ongoing effort to influence privacy legislation, Internet regulations and other federal policy.

Facebook incorporated FB PAC and is in the process of registering it with the Federal Election Commission, the company said.

Creation of the political action committee marks an expansion of the social networking giant’s already growing presence inside the Beltway and will allow Facebook to support candidates for public office by using employee contributions.

“FB PAC will give...
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