Cambridge Analytica

California accuses Facebook of ignoring subpoenas in state’s Cambridge Analytica investigation

November 6, 2019 0

California’s attorney general Xavier Becerra has accused Facebook of “continuing to drag its feet” by failing to provide documents to the state’s investigation into Facebook

Facebook really doesn’t want you to read these emails

August 23, 2019 0

Oh hey y’all, it’s Friday! It’s August! Which means it’s a great day for Facebook to drop a little news it would prefer you don’t

Facebook denies making contradictory claims on Cambridge Analytica and other ‘sketchy’ apps

August 13, 2019 0

Facebook has denied contradicting itself in evidence to the UK parliament and a US public prosecutor. Last month the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab

August 5, 2019 0

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. Responding to

Former Cambridge Analytica director, Brittany Kaiser, dumps more evidence of Brexit’s democratic trainwreck

July 30, 2019 0

A UK parliamentary committee has published new evidence fleshing out how membership data was passed from UKIP, a pro-Brexit political party, to Leave.EU, a Brexit

The Great Hack tells us data corrupts 

July 28, 2019 0

This week professor David Carroll, whose dogged search for answers to how his personal data was misused plays a focal role in The Great Hack:

Facebook reportedly gets a $5 billion slap on the wrist from the FTC

July 13, 2019 0

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly agreed to end its latest probe into Facebook‘s privacy problems with a $5 billion payout. According to The Wall

Higher Ground Labs is betting tech can help sway the 2020 elections for Democrats

July 1, 2019 0

When Shomik Dutta and Betsy Hoover first met in 2007, he was coordinating fundraising and get-out-the-vote efforts for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign and she

Facebook sues analytics firm Rankwave over data misuse

May 11, 2019 0

Facebook might have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands. In a late Friday news dump, Facebook revealed that today it filed a lawsuit alleging South

Covert data-scraping on watch as EU DPA lays down “radical” GDPR red-line

March 30, 2019 0

An interesting decision came out of Poland’s data protection agency this week after the watchdog issued its first fine under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation

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