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Makena Kelly / The Verge:
An outline of various bills and proposals in US Congress related to data privacy and protection that have emerged after the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  In April, Mark Zuckerberg was called before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees to take responsibility for Cambridge Analytica.
Nov 1, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to appear before an “international grand committee” of Canadian and UK MPs to discuss fake news on November 27   —  Two separate parliamentary committees, in the UK and Canada, have issued an unprecedented international joint summons for Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them.
Oct 31, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
A look at how Facebook failed to develop its own voice recognition technology for Portal, source says due to chaotic rotation of staff and confused priorities   —  Facebook's Portal looked like a slick alternative to the Amazon Echo speaker when it launched earlier this month, but problems abounded behind the scenes.
Oct 31, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for an EU audit of Facebook's data protection and user security protocols   —  The European Parliament has called for a full audit of Facebook following a string of data breach scandals — including the Cambridge Analytica affair.
Oct 25, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
UK data watchdog fines Facebook the maximum £500K amount for its failure to protect users' personal information in the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  The fine is just £500,000, but regulators say it should have been ‘significantly higher’  —  The UK's data watchdog has levied …
Oct 25, 2018, 5:20 AMIn context
Sue Halpern / New Republic:
How political data firms continue to vacuum up psychological and personal data on people in order to sway voters, even after the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  In April, when the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Washington …
Oct 21, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Oct 16, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Laura Hautala / CNET:
Facebook says it has disabled 66 profiles and pages run by Social Data Hub, a company that has called itself the “Cambridge Analytica of Russia”   —  Facebook disabled 66 profiles and pages run by a company claiming to sell user data scraped off the social network's platform.
Oct 11, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
As Facebook has shown a lack of caution and unquenchable desire for personal info, debuting Portal home video chat devices is just its latest tone-deaf decision   —  On Monday morning Facebook revealed a new gadget — a voice-activated video chat tablet with an always-listening microphone …
Oct 9, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Wired:
How the security breach that made 50M Facebook accounts vulnerable to takeover worked and what information may have been accessed   —  FACEBOOK'S PRIVACY PROBLEMS severely escalated Friday when the social network disclosed that an unprecedented security issue, discovered September 25, impacted almost 50 million user accounts.
Sep 28, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context

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Smartsheet:
Strategies for shutting down SaaS sprawl  —  Managing a chaos of apps steals focus away from IT leaders who are increasingly helping to drive business.  Read the report.
TWiT.tv:
Protect Yourself from SIM Jacking  —  SIMjacker allows attackers to hijack any phone just by sending it an SMS message.  Steve Gibson explains how it works on the Security Now podcast.
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Intel:
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