I am generally skeptical of US regulatory authorities and politicians. I don’t think they will go beyond theatrics and a comically small fine (relative to revenue). However, this could have some tactical benefits (e.g. PR) for the broader digital privacy movement.
Great! Until now, North America has only been 20 years behind Europe. If this “probe” actually makes it out of the box, america will only be 19.11 years behind Europe.