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John Le Carré brands Etonians a 'curse on the earth' as he slams Boris Johnson

John Le Carré brands Etonians a 'curse on the earth' as he slams Boris Johnson

John le Carré revealed he was not surprised to find former pupils of the school in Berkshire at the centre of Cambridge Analytica. 'Etonians leave that school with a sense of entitlement', he said

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Public Protection
Ars Technica

Heres how to see if youre among the 30 million compromised Facebook users

Heres how to see if youre among the 30 million compromised Facebook users

The bad news: Private data was stolen. The good: Fewer accounts were affected.

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IT
CNET

Facebook disables accounts for Russian company claiming to sell scraped user data - CNET

Facebook disables accounts for Russian company claiming to sell scraped user data     - CNET

Social Data Hub called itself the Cambridge Analytica of Russia, Facebook says.

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IT
TechCrunch

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook -Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg himself in May, the European Union parliaments civil liberties committee has called for

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TechCrunch

Facebook Workplace adds algorithmic feed, Safety Check and enhanced chat

Facebook Workplace adds algorithmic feed, Safety Check and enhanced chat

Workplace, the version of Facebook tailored to enterprises that has over 30,000 organizations as paying customers, is ramping up the service today with a rush of new features to help it competes with the likes of Slack and Microsoft's Teams. The addi

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TechCrunch

Looking back at Google+

Looking back at Google+

Google+ is shutting down at last. Google announced today it's sunsetting its consumer-facing social network due to lack of user and developer adoption, low usage and engagement. Oh, and a data leak. It even revealed how poorly the network is today pe

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IT
TechCrunch

Facebook, are you kidding?

Facebook, are you kidding?

Facebook is making a video camera. The company wants you to take it home, gaze into its single roving-yet-unblinking eye and speak private thoughts to your loved ones into its many-eared panel. The thing is called Portal and it wants to live on your

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IT
TechCrunch

Google+ to shut down after coverup of data breach

Google+ to shut down after coverup of data breach

Google is about to have its Cambridge Analytica moment. A security bug allowed third-party developers to access Google+ user profile data since 2015 until Google discovered it in March, but decided not to inform users. When a user gave permission to

Barbados
Politics
The Guardian

Former Cambridge Analytica chief used N-word to describe Barbados PM

Former Cambridge Analytica chief used N-word to describe Barbados PM

Exclusive: leaked papers reveal racist slur by Alexander Nix, who is pitching to run election campaigns in CaribbeanAlexander Nix, the former chief executive of the elections consultancy Cambridge Analytica, is facing fresh questions about his conduc

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TechCrunch

ePrivacy: An overview of Europes other big privacy rule change

ePrivacy: An overview of Europes other big privacy rule change

Gather round. The EU has a plan for a big update to privacy laws that could have a major impact on current Internet business models. Um, I thought Europe just got some new privacy rules? They did. You're thinking of the General Data Protection Regula

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TheNextWeb

The free internet makes us the product we need to stop it

The free internet makes us the product  we need to stop it

The bad headlines continue to stack up for Facebook this year: from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, to the New York Times report that Facebook gave Apple, Samsung, and other mobile device makers access to its users personal data without permission,

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IT
TheNextWeb

Facebook is using your personal data, heres why its fine

Facebook is using your personal data, heres why its fine

When the Cambridge Analytica scandal came out, it did more than just shake up Facebook, it stirred the conversation about privacy and brought it front and center. Privacy is a huge subject especially when it plays on the fear of losing it. In a world

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IT
TechCrunch

Facebook cant keep you safe

Facebook cant keep you safe

Another day, another announcement from Facebook that it has failed to protect your personal information. Were you one of the 50 million (and likely far more, given the company's graduated disclosure style) users whose accounts were completely exposed

Facebook:

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IT
TechCrunch

Until data is misused, Facebooks breach will be forgotten

Until data is misused, Facebooks breach will be forgotten

We cared about Cambridge Analytica because it could have helped elect Trump. We ignored LocationSmart because even the though the company was selling and exposing the real-time GPS coordinates of our phones, it was never clear exactly if or how that

Facebook:

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IT
TechCrunch

Everything you need to know about Facebooks data breach affecting 50M users

Everything you need to know about Facebooks data breach affecting 50M users

Facebook is cleaning up after a major security incident exposed the account data of millions of users. What's already been a rocky year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company is scrambling to regain its users trust after another security

Facebook:

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IT
Futurism

Breaking: Hackers Accessed 50 Million Facebook Accounts

Breaking: Hackers Accessed 50 Million Facebook Accounts

HACK ATTACK Hackers accessed data from nearly 50 million Facebook accounts, the company said today.The company discovered the breach on Tuesday, according to the post, and does not know who was behind the attack.The social giant didn't immediately sa

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World News
Dagens Analys

Så här kunde data och analys manipulera ett helt val

Visselblåsaren bakom Cambridge Analytica-skandalen heter Chris Wylie. I en intervju med DN berättar han hur de lyckades manipulera valet i USA.

Bristol
Weather
TechCrunch

The Zennström manifesto

The Zennström manifesto

At almost 86 degrees Fahrenheit, London is enduring a mini heat wave by traditional British summer standards. News reports at the weekend had relayed findings from the Met Offices latest “State of the U.K. Climate report” confirming that

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Film and TV
Resume

Visselblåsaren om CA-skandalen: 'Skapades för kulturkrig'

Visselblåsaren om CA-skandalen: 'Skapades för kulturkrig'

Visselblåsaren Chris Wylie om hur Cambridge Analytica blev ett mäktigt propagandavapen, kinesiska ambassaden kräver ny ursäkt från SVT och Mediepodden är tillbaka efter ett långt uppehåll.

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IT
CNET

WhatsApp co-founder: 'I sold my users' privacy' with Facebook acquisition - CNET

WhatsApp co-founder: 'I sold my users' privacy' with Facebook acquisition     - CNET

Brian Acton had also tweeted in March that users should '#deletefacebook,' as the social network dealt with its Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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TechCrunch

Tech and ad giants sign up to Europes first weak bite at fake news

Tech and ad giants sign up to Europes first weak bite at fake news

The European Union's executive body has signed up tech platforms and ad industry players to a voluntary  Code of Practice aimed at trying to do something about the spread of disinformation online. Something, just not anything too specifically quantif

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TechCrunch

France records big jump in privacy complaints since GDPR

France records big jump in privacy complaints since GDPR

Another European data protection agency has reported a sharp rise in the numbers of complaints since the EU updated its privacy framework four months ago, when GDPR came into force, updating regional data protection rules and introducing much higher

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IT
The Independent

Facebook's new smart home camera uses AI to follow you around the room

Facebook's new smart home camera uses AI to follow you around the room

The release of Portal was delayed following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal

IT
Resume

Är Facebook på väg att förlora en hel generation?

Är Facebook på väg att förlora en hel generation?

Cambridge Analytica har satt djupa spår hos de yngre amerikanska användarna. Nu växer de intäktsmässiga utmaningarna för Facebook. Resumé Insikt reder ut. Det här är en analys i Resumé Insikt som bland annat innehåller: Nya siffror visar att Cambridg

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World News
DI Digital

Så påverkade Cambridge Analytica de politiska vindarna i USA inför valet

Så påverkade Cambridge Analytica de politiska vindarna i USA inför valet

Christopher Wylie är visselblåsaren bakom Facebooks största skandal någonsin. Som tidigare anställd på analysfirman Cambridge Analytica berättar han på Gather om hur tekniken designad för militärt bruk användes inför presidentvalet i USA.

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IT
TechCrunch

Facebooks new SapFix AI automatically debugs your code

Facebooks new SapFix AI automatically debugs your code

Facebook has quietly built and deployed an artificial intelligence programming tool called SapFix that scans code, automatically identifies bugs, tests different patches and suggests the best ones that engineers can choose to implement. Revealed toda

Event
Futurism

Meet The New Social Media Platform Taking On Facebook

Meet The New Social Media Platform Taking On Facebook

Salman and Shaban Habib, the founders of HelloFriend, want you to get off of the internet.Harvard published a study recently showing that one of the reasons people are depressed is because of our social media, says Salman, the younger of the two brot

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IT
TechCrunch

Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Google among tech giants called to Senate Commerce Committee

Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Google among tech giants called to Senate Commerce Committee

If you weren't done watching tech giants get grilled by lawmakers, mark your calendar for September 26 in what's expected to be another riveting round of questioning. Policy chiefs from AT&T and Charter, along with senior executives at Apple, Ama

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IT
TechCrunch

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos: Being a CSO can be a crappy job

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos: Being a CSO can be a crappy job

Alex Stamos has been at the helm of some of the world's most powerful companies for the past half-decade and is widely regarded as one of the smartest people working in the security space. Now, just a month into his new gig as an academic, he can loo