Encryption wars flare again, the EU’s GDPR is forcing changes at Apple and Facebook (he’s only doing ’cause he has to, folks!), our mixed feelings about social media and privacy, faces and fingerprints are being collected, and more, more, more about Facebook, big data, analytics, and our loss of control over privacy.
More than you ever wanted to know about Facebook’s privacy problems, threats to student privacy, CLOUD Act becomes law, TSA device searches, police using Google location data, how the EU privacy law will change the web, corporate surveillance, broadband privacy, and other news.
On March 17 – 18, 2018, the Guardian, the New York Times, and Britain’s Channel Four published stories detailing how Cambridge Analytica employed a third-party researcher to harvest 50 million Facebook users’ profiles for use in political campaigns without the
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