Facebook’s lobbying tab in the second quarter was a healthy $1.06 million, according to disclosure forms filed with the U.S. Senate Sunday night. While strong, the second-quarter figures were off the blistering pace set by the social network in the first quarter of the year, $2.45 million, which put the company ahead of its Silicon Valley rivals.
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Facebook is one of 100 companies supporting the bipartisan Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which tackles bad-guy style hacking by granting access to private data to the government, private security agencies and even other companies.