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DC’s Attorney General sues Zuckerberg over  Cambridge Analytica

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

date9 months ago
WhatsApp fined a record 225 million euros over 2018 privacy issue

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

date1 year ago
For Sale: 533 million Facebook users’ records

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

date2 years ago