Michael McGinn, Rachel Lerman, Bill Radke and Rob McKenna [L-R]
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Michael McGinn, Rachel Lerman, Bill Radke and Rob McKenna [L-R]
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Is this the week we're driven to delete our Facebook accounts?

Bill Radke reviews the week’s news with former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna and The Seattle Times' technology reporter Rachel Lerman.

This week Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced her pick to head the Seattle Department of Transportation. Sam Zimbabwe comes to Seattle from Washington, D.C. and the mayor hopes he will address the city’s needs — whether you travel by foot, bike or transit. But what about cars? We talk about the transportation needs of Seattle and how to address them.

Facebook and Google have agreed to settle with Washington state. Attorney General Bob Ferguson took the tech companies to court over a lack of transparency behind who is paying for political ads on their platforms. What does the state want these companies to disclose and why?

Also, Facebook is in more hot water this week over news that it gave companies like Amazon and Microsoft users' personal data. How did these companies use the data and how much privacy can we expect anymore?

Plus, Safeco Field is now T-Mobile Park, or is it the Pink Palace, T-Mo field? What to call it?