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Facebook suggests Europeans won't be compensated for data fiasco

15 hours ago   |   Engadget

Apparently, people in the European Union expected a payout from Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data fiasco. "This was clearly a breach of trust," the social network...
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Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the US

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the US

6 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Earlier this month, Cambridge Analytica closed up shop saying at the time that media coverage of how it came to obtain 87 million Facebook users' information had driven away...
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Mark Zuckerberg agrees to EU meetings a day after ditching the UK

8 days ago   |   Engadget   |   8 articles

Today, Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament, announced that Mark Zuckerberg will meet with representatives of the European Parliament. "The founder and CEO...
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Whistleblower: Cambridge Analytica couldn't work with Democrats

8 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Although Cambridge Analytica is preparing to shut down, US Congress isn't done trying to get answers about the firm's tactics to harvest online user data for political...
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NYT: FBI and DOJ are looking into Cambridge Analytica

9 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Cambridge Analytica already shut down, because it couldn't cope with ongoing probes and scandals. But that doesn't mean the DOJ is going to let things go - according to The New...
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Facebook to UK parliament: No Zuckerberg for you

9 days ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the UK asked Mark Zuckerberg to appear before a parliamentary committee in order to address questions and concerns about user data...
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Facebook found 200 more apps that may have misused your data

10 days ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

Early results from Facebook's app audit are in. After examining "thousands" of apps to see if any had misused personal data, the social network has found 200 nefarious...
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Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data models survived until 2017

18 days ago   |   Engadget

Facebook may have succeeded in getting Cambridge Analytica to delete millions of users' data in January 2016, but the information based on that data appears to have survived...
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UK orders Cambridge Analytica to provide data on US voter

19 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Cambridge Analytica isn't completely out of the woods just because it's technically shutting down. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has ordered Cambridge Analytica...
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F8 proved there's no escape from Facebook

20 days ago   |   Engadget

During a keynote about privacy at F8, Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos shared an image of the world that used light to show the sheer size of the company's...
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