Users sue Meta for dodging Apple’s privacy rules to spy on customers
Meta has been sued for purportedly creating a secretive work-around for Apple's iPhone consumer privacy rules launched last year.
A class-action complaint was filed by two Facebook users in federal court on Wednesday. The users allege that Meta dodged Apple’s 2021 privacy protocols and violate... Read more
DC’s Attorney General sues Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica
The District of Columbia attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg, aiming to hold the Facebook co-founder personally liable for enabling the political consulting Cambridge Analytica agency to gather the data from millions of Americans during the 2016 election season.
The laws... Read more
WhatsApp fined a record 225 million euros over 2018 privacy issue
Facebook's WhatsApp was fined a record $266 million by the Irish data protection regulator on Thursday after pressure from the EU privacy watchdog to raise the penalty for the company's breaches.
WhatsApp said the fine was too high and that it would appeal. The Irish fine is significantly less t... Read more
For Sale: 533 million Facebook users’ records
A hacking forum is offering a database containing more than 533 million Facebook users’ details. The database was first noticed by Alon Gal, the Chief Technology Officer of Hudson Rock on April 3rd and was posted by a user called TomLiner on Raid Forums.
It claims that the information includes... Read more