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British parliament presses Facebook on letting politicians lie in ads – TechCrunch

In yet another letter seeking to pry accountability from Facebook, the chair of a British parliamentary committee has pressed the…

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Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015 – TechCrunch

Facebook employees tried to alert the company about the activity of Cambridge Analytica as early as September 2015, per the…

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UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook – TechCrunch

A final report by a British parliamentary committee which spent months last year investigating online political disinformation makes very uncomfortable…

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Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists? – TechCrunch

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a…

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UK parliament seizes cache of internal Facebook documents to further privacy probe – TechCrunch

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may yet regret underestimating a UK parliamentary committee that’s been investigating the democracy-denting impact of online…

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Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog – TechCrunch

The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for…

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Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed ‘millions of data points’ from Acxiom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters – TechCrunch

The repeat grilling by the U.K. parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now ex company…

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Zuckerberg didn’t make any friends in Europe today – TechCrunch

Speaking in front of EU lawmakers today Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg namechecked the GDPR’s core principles of “control, transparency and…