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The Guardian:
UK bank TSB faces renewed scrutiny from MPs after fallout from a botched IT upgrade hit 1.9M customers, 2,200 of whom saw fraudulent account access attempts   —  TSB bosses faced another bruising session in front of the Treasury select committee as they were quizzed about the continuing IT meltdown which hit 1.9m of its customers.
Jun 7, 2018, 5:25 AMIn context
Patrick Collinson / The Guardian:
Visa says it is now operating at “close to normal levels” in Europe and that cardholders can now use their Visa cards, blames outage on a hardware failure   —  Card giant confirms it is suffering an outage and is investigating the cause  —  Visa's payment network has crashed across …
Jun 1, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context
Eleanor Ainge Roy / The Guardian:
Papua New Guinea says it will ban Facebook for a month in a bid to crack down on fake users and study how fake news and pornography spreads   —  Analysts will explore how fake news and pornography spreads, and assess whether country needs its own version of the platform
May 29, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
As companies flood EU residents' inboxes ahead of GDPR rollout, experts say many of those consent emails are unnecessary and some may be even illegal   —  Many firms have the required consent already; others don't have consent to send a request  —  The vast majority of emails flooding inboxes across Europe …
May 21, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
With GDPR imminent, investigation finds Facebook lacks privacy controls for information inferred about users, including sensitive details used in ad targeting   —  Social network categorises users based on inferred interests such as Islam or homosexuality  —  Facebook allows advertisers …
May 16, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Facebook releases first content moderation report: 583M fake accounts closed in Q1 2018, action taken on almost 1.5B accounts and 2.5M instances of hate speech   —  Firm's first quarterly moderation report also shows scale of spam, hate speech and violence  —  Facebook took moderation action …
May 15, 2018, 10:23 AMIn context
Anne Davies / The Guardian:
May 14, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Google bans all adverts related to Irish abortion referendum on its platforms, following a similar move by Facebook   —  The decision will mean an end to advertisements relating to the referendum appearing alongside Google results and on YouTube during the final fortnight of the campaign.
May 9, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Christopher Wylie describes in detail how Cambridge Analytica used ML and Facebook data to micro target US voters, creating 253 predictions per profiled record   —  Whistleblower Christopher Wylie explains the science behind Cambridge Analytica's mission to transform surveys and Facebook data into a political messaging weapon
May 6, 2018, 7:56 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Sources: Cambridge Analytica said it had completely wiped Facebook user data in 2016, which may be true, but it retained models derived from that data into 2017   —  Exclusive: Social network failed to make firm delete valuable models derived from data until campaign was over
May 6, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context

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