Post Cambridge Analytica, the EU needs to end policy-makers’ preferential treatment of Facebook

More from: | The Next Web | 0 Following the Cambridge Analytica affair and the massive leak of 87 million people’s data revealed earlier this year, Facebook is facing unprecedented scrutiny of its business model and especially its use of users’ personal data. These scandals provide political momentum for new... Read more

Bannon and Cambridge Analytica planned suppression of black voters, whistleblower tells Senate

More from: | TechCrunch | 0 Appearing before the Senate Judiciary committee today as part of the ongoing investigation of Cambridge Analytica and various forms of meddling in the 2016 elections, former employee and whistleblower Christopher Wylie said that the company and its then-VP Steve Bannon were pursuing voter suppression... Read more

Facebook to Investors: There Are More Cambridge Analytica-Sized Privacy Lapses Coming

More from: | Gizmodo UK | 0 Facebook’s latest earnings report showed the company escaped its recent round of public scrutiny mostly unscathed, but a filing made this week with the US Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Facebook is expecting to find more massive misuses of data similar to... Read more

Facebook ‘Looking Into’ Palantir’s Access to User Data Harvested by Cambridge Analytica

More from: | Gizmodo UK | 0 Parliament grilled Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer on Thursday, asking him questions about the social media company’s role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which roughly 87 million Facebook users had their data pilfered through a personality quiz app. When an MP asked about... Read more