News of Note—Verizon's $50M payout, Samsung's 5G deal with NEC, FCC's lawsuit and more

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> A privacy expert resigned from a smart city project over privacy concerns. Gizmodo article

> The FCC sued American Broadband and Telecommunications Company for $63 million, alleging the company used Lifeline funds to buy Ferrari. Phone Scoop article

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> Verizon's Yahoo will pay $50 million over a security breach. AP article

> NEC and Samsung announced a new 5G partnership. Release

> Apple's CEO blasted Facebook, Google and other internet companies over privacy issues. The Hill article

> A Samsung brand ambassador used an iPhone in public and is now facing a $1.6 million lawsuit. AppleInsider article

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