Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

Facebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give its produce EU data regulator enough advanced warning — including failing to demonstrate it had…

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Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds

A study by the Pew Research Center shows most Facebook customers are still in the dark about how the company racetracks and sketches them for ad-targeting purposes. Pew noted three-quarters( 74%) of Facebook users did not know the social networking…

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Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data

It’s been just over four months since Europe’s tough brand-new privacy structure to enter into force. You might believe that little of substance has changed for large-scale tech’s data-hungry smooth operators since then — beyond firing out a motion of…

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How to check whether Facebook shared your data with Cambridge Analytica

People who dread their datum may have been used by Cambridge Analytica can go to a brand-new aid page Facebook has started the process of advising the nearly 87 million consumers whose data was reaped by the election consultancy Cambridge…

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Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europes tough new rules

U.S. purchasers examining the information yesterday of a massive Equifax data breach, which the company revealed potentially affects 143 million customers, and includes data such as reputations, address, times of delivery, social security quantities, drivers’ permissions and — for a…

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Report confirms Brexits boomerang logic on data protection

A U.K. parliamentary committee report backs the view that Brexit cannot constitute a clean-living break in data protection ordinance terms with the European union. Au contraire . The U.K. will likely have to continue reflecting EU data protection rules encore…

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