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Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
UK parliament seizes documents, first obtained in a US civil case, allegedly shedding light on Facebook policies that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Parliament has used its legal powers to seize internal Facebook documents in an extraordinary attempt to hold the US social media giant …
Nov 24, 2018, 5:53 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook appeals UK regulator's decision to impose maximum £500K fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal, citing lack of evidence that UK users had suffered harm   —  Facebook has appealed against a fine imposed on it by the UK's data watchdog after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Nov 22, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
Silicon Valley's alliance with Democrats, already strained by issues like fake news and Cambridge Analytica, is at a breaking point after NYT's Facebook exposé   —  The alliance between Democrats and Silicon Valley has buckled and bent this year amid revelations that platforms like Facebook …
Nov 17, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
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

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