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Washington Post:
Ecuador has barred Julian Assange from using the internet from its embassy in London, saying he violated an agreement not to interfere in international affairs   —  LONDON — Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has been barred from using the Internet at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London …
Mar 28, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman invites top Facebook, Google, and Twitter execs to an April 10 hearing on the “future of data privacy and social media”   —  A panel of Senate lawmakers aims to grill the top executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter next month …
Mar 26, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Around the time he was working with Cambridge Analytica, psychologist Aleksandr Kogan co-authored an unrelated academic paper with two Facebook data scientists   —  The psychologist who disseminated Facebook user data to an analytics firm working for the Trump campaign had a closer relationship …
Mar 24, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Leaders of House Energy and Commerce Committee ask Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the committee on an as-yet undetermined date   —  Congressional lawmakers have formally requested that Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testify at an upcoming hearing in response to reports …
Mar 22, 2018, 12:44 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Chris Wylie says Breitbart's Steve Bannon approved Cambridge Analytica's 2014 work to collect Facebook data; firm used focus groups to test views on Putin, more   —  LONDON — Conservative strategist Stephen K. Bannon oversaw Cambridge Analytica's early efforts to collect troves of Facebook data …
Mar 20, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Two former FTC officials say Facebook may have violated 2011 privacy consent decree as US and UK politicians demand more information from Zuckerberg personally   —  Two former federal officials who crafted the landmark consent decree governing how Facebook handles user privacy say the company …
Mar 18, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Renae Merle / Washington Post:
Former CIO of an Equifax unit, Jun Ying, faces criminal and civil charges from SEC over alleged insider trading on confidential info about 2017's data breach   —  Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former Equifax executive with insider trading, alleging that he profited …
Mar 14, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:
Analysis shows 12 Parkland student Twitter accounts got 8.7x the volume of online conversations as other top Twitter influencers on guns, not including Trump   —  PARKLAND, Fla. — In person, Sarah Chadwick and Jaclyn Corin are fierce.  And young.  —  Meeting Sunday outside the Yogurtology shop …
Mar 8, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Pentagon slashes $1B cloud computing contract awarded to an Amazon partner after facing increased industry criticism including a protest filed by Oracle to GAO   —  Faced with criticism over how it awarded a contract to move agencies to the cloud, the Pentagon on Monday slashed a deal awarded …
Mar 5, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
State lawmakers in Maryland, New York, and Washington weigh bills regulating political ads on Facebook, Google, and Twitter   —  Alonzo Washington delivered a dire warning to his fellow delegates in Maryland's legislature last month: Russia might try to influence their elections, too.
Mar 2, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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