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Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook’s arguments to halt a class action lawsuit claiming it illegally collected and stored the biometric data of […]

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Libra, Facebook’s global digital currency plan, is fuzzy on privacy, watchdogs warn

Libra, Facebook’s global digital currency plan, is fuzzy on privacy, watchdogs warn Privacy commissioners from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australasia have put their names to a joint statement raising concerns about a lack of clarity from Facebook over how data protection safeguards will be baked into its planned cryptocurrency project, Libra. […]

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Don’t miss this epic Twitter fight between the IAB’s CEO and actual publishers

Don’t miss this epic Twitter fight between the IAB’s CEO and actual publishers Grab popcorn. As Internet fights go this one deserves your full attention — because the fight is over your attention. Your eyeballs and the creepy ads that trade data on you to try to swivel ’em. In the blue […]

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Capital One’s breach was inevitable, because we did nothing after Equifax

Capital One’s breach was inevitable, because we did nothing after Equifax Another day, another massive data breach. This time it’s the financial giant and credit card issuer Capital One, which revealed on Monday a credit file breach affecting 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians. Consumers and small businesses affected are those […]

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Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015

Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015 Facebook employees tried to alert the company about the activity of Cambridge Analytica as early as September 2015, per the SEC’s complaint against the company which was published yesterday. This chimes with a court filing that emerged earlier this year — […]

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Facebook fails to keep Messenger Kids’ safety promise

Facebook fails to keep Messenger Kids’ safety promise Facebook’s messaging app for under 13s, Messenger Kids — which launched two years ago pledging a “private” chat space for kids to talk with contacts specifically approved by their parents — has run into an embarrassing safety issue. The Verge obtained messages sent by […]

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As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon

As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this […]

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Facebook reportedly gets a $5 billion slap on the wrist from the FTC

Facebook reportedly gets a billion slap on the wrist from the FTC The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly agreed to end its latest probe into Facebook‘s privacy problems with a $5 billion payout. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 3-2, party-line vote by FTC commissioners was carried by the Republican majority […]

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EU opens formal antitrust probe of Broadcom and seeks interim order

EU opens formal antitrust probe of Broadcom and seeks interim order The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into US chipmaker Broadcom which it suspects of restricting competition via a number of exclusivity practices in markets where it holds a leading position such as for systems-on-a-chip, front-end chips and wifi chipsets. […]

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U.S. Senator and consumer advocacy groups urge FTC to take action on YouTube’s alleged COPPA violations

U.S. Senator and consumer advocacy groups urge FTC to take action on YouTube’s alleged COPPA violations The groups behind a push to get the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate YouTube’s alleged violation of children’s privacy law, COPPA, have today submitted a new letter to the FTC that lays out the appropriate […]

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