UK names its pick for social media harms watchdog

The UK government has taken the next step in its gloriou policymaking challenge to tame the most difficult excesses of social media by modulating a wide range of online impairments. As a decision, it has mentioned Ofcom, the existing communications…

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Former Cambridge Analytica director, Brittany Kaiser, dumps more evidence of Brexits democratic trainwreck

A UK parliamentary committee has published brand-new indication fleshing out how membership data was guided from UKIP, a pro-Brexit political party, to Leave.EU, a Brexit supporting campaign active in the 2016 EU referendum — via the dishonor and now defunct…

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Fake news threat to democracy report gets back-burner response from UK govt

The UK government has repudiated a parliamentary committee’s call for a excise on social media firms to fund digital literacy lessons to combat the impact of disinformation online. The recommendation of a impose on social media programmes was made by…

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Cambridge Analyticas Nix said it licensed millions of data points from Acxiom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters

The repeat grilling by the U.K. parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now ex fellowship Cambridge Analytica — aka the contentious government and business ad agency at the center of a Facebook data misuse…

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