Facebook suspends controversial data firm Cambridge Analytica

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by stapp, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. mood

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    Facebook’s data should be a public resource
    June 13, 2018
    https://thenextweb.com/facebook/2018/06/13/facebooks-data-should-be-a-public-resource/
     
  2. mood

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    Democrats Ratchet Up Pressure on Facebook Over Unanswered Privacy Questions
    June 14, 2018
    https://gizmodo.com/democrats-ratchet-up-pressure-on-facebook-over-unanswer-1826838353
     
  3. Minimalist

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    In nearly 500 pages of answers, Facebook stonewalls some senators’ questions
    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy...st-cambridge-analytica-investigation-results/
     
  4. ronjor

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    The Man Who Saw the Dangers of Cambridge Analytica Years Ago
     
  5. hawki

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    "What 7 Creepy Patents Reveal About Facebook...

    A review of hundreds of Facebook’s patent applications reveals that the company has considered tracking almost every aspect of its users’ lives...

    Facebook has said repeatedly that its patent applications should not be taken as indications of future product plans...

    Taken together, Facebook’s patents show a commitment to collecting personal information, despite widespread public criticism of the company’s privacy policies and a promise from its chief executive to “do better.”...

    Here are seven Facebook patent applications that show how the company has contemplated gathering and exploiting your personal information..."

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive...ight-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region
     
  6. Reality

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    The thing is, FB's numerous patents are not so much about utilizing them but to block out the competition. This criminal behavior should be illegal.
     
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