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Carrie Mihalcik / CNET:
Federal court officially approves the $5B settlement Facebook reached with the FTC last July   —  Now, it's Facebook official.  The social network said a federal court on Thursday officially approved a settlement Facebook reached with the US Federal Trade Commission last July following …
Apr 24, 2020, 10:25 AMIn context
Gilad Edelman / Wired:
Ban on targeted behavioral advertising may be the single best way to fix the internet, from protecting privacy and sanitizing social media, to saving journalism   —  From protecting privacy to saving the free press, it may be the single best way to fix the internet.
Mar 23, 2020, 8:50 AMIn context
Josh Taylor / The Guardian:
Australia's information commissioner sues Facebook for allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Facebook alleged to have committed serious breaches with data collected by This is Your Digital Life app used by Cambridge Analytica for political profiling
Mar 9, 2020, 7:55 AMIn context
Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
A look at some of the Redditors and subreddits fighting disinformation on a site notorious for incubating conspiracy theories and spreading falsehoods   —  Robert Mercer invested in Cambridge Analytica, the company that became infamous for siphoning off Facebook users' information to target political ads.
Mar 2, 2020, 8:25 PMIn context
Andrew Bosworth / Facebook:
Andrew Bosworth publicly releases his internal post on Facebook's role in 2016 election, Cambridge Analytica, polarization, algorithmic transparency, and more   —  The NYT recently obtained a copy of a post I made to the wall of my internal profile within Facebook.
Jan 7, 2020, 5:20 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
100K+ leaked Cambridge Analytica docs show the Facebook data scandal was part of a broad operation in 68 countries involving governments, intel agencies, more   —  Company's work in 68 countries laid bare with release of more than 100,000 documents  —  An explosive leak of tens of thousands …
Jan 4, 2020, 11:35 PMIn context
Reuters:
Court filing demanding subpoenaed docs reveals California has been probing Facebook's disclosure of user data to Cambridge Analytica and others for 18 months   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California is investigating Facebook Inc's disclosure of user data to Cambridge Analytica and other partners …
Nov 6, 2019, 1:57 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook agrees to pay a £500K fine to the UK for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal but makes no admission of liability   —  Facebook has agreed to pay a £500,000 fine imposed by the UK's data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Oct 30, 2019, 7:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook says it has removed tens of thousands of apps from about 400 developers to date, as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook indicated on Friday that the scale of its data privacy issues was far larger than it had previously acknowledged …
Sep 20, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Facebook is expanding its data abuse bounty program, first introduced after Cambridge Analytica, to Instagram after more data incidents   —  Facebook is expanding its data abuse bug bounty to Instagram.  —  The social media giant, which owns Instagram, first rolled out its data abuse bounty …
Aug 19, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context

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