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Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million... Facebook Admits Data From 'Most' of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by 'Malicious Actors'
Buried in a company announcement was acknowledgement that nearly all of its users have been targeted to some degree
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Critics Scoff at Zuckerberg's Promise to Comply With New Privacy Rules 'In Spirit'
"This interview should make clear Facebook will only self-regulate to the extent that it doesn't threaten its data-hoarding business model."
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In 'Egregious Breach' of Privacy, Popular App Grindr Supplies Third Parties with Users' HIV Status
Reports illustrate the need for a "Security Pledge" signed by tech companies, say critics
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As Facebook Scrutiny Grows, New Campaign Demands Tech Giants Pledge to Build 'Surveillance-Resistant Web'
"It's time that companies take steps to ensure that using their products doesn't mean that users have to sacrifice their rights."
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"This news is a reminder of the inevitable privacy risks that users face when their personal information is captured, analyzed, indefinitely stored, and shared by a constellation of data brokers, marketers, and social media companies."(Photo: Legal Loop) Views
How To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing
Tech companies can and should do more to protect users, including giving users far more control over what data is collected and how that data is used.
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How Congress Censored the Internet
In passing SESTA/FOSTA, lawmakers failed to separate their good intentions from bad law
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The Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is a Drop of Water Trickling Down the Visible Top of an Iceberg
Most coverage of Cambridge Analytica story is missing out on the big picture. The scale of the operation was only possible because Facebook has too much data about too many people.
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Cambridge Analytica as the Matrix: Information Dominance and the Next Level of Fake News
The sci-fi film appears to have inadvertently predicted the rise of the data mining firm
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'Shrouded in Secrecy': ACLU Wants Answers on TSA's Growing Practice of Searching Phones, Laptops, and Tablets
The TSA failed to respond to an earlier FOIA request regarding the procedures and protocols it follows to determine which travelers' devices can be searched
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US Secretly Negotiated With Russians to Buy Stolen NSA Documents—And the Russians Offered Trump-Related Material, Too
While trying to recover NSA data about hacking tools, American intelligence officials connected Russian operatives trying to sell documents purportedly tied to election meddling allegations
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