Zuckerberg defends Facebook in new data breach controversy

Early on Wednesday, the United Kingdom Parliament released a 250-page trove of documents from a US lawsuit against Facebook. The trove has a colorful history, having been obtained in a hotel-room raid on a visiting businessman that may or may not have been coordinated by a crusading anti-Facebook journalist, who has stubbornly refused to comment on the matter. Facebook attempted to block the documents’ release, but British lawmaker Damien Collins argued that they are in the public interest and posted them online. What did we learn from the document dump? I group the findings into two big buckets. The first concerns data privacy; the second is about competition. Let’s look at them in order. Data privacy is at the root of the legal case... Continue reading…

Zuckerberg defends Facebook in new data breach controversy

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg pushed back Wednesday against emails showing the social media giant offering Netflix and other popular apps preferential access to people's data even after it ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Facebook accused of giving access to users' data

A British parliamentary committee accused Facebook on Wednesday of giving companies such as Netflix preferential access to users' data even after it tightened its privacy rules in 2014-15.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Phys.org

UK parliament releases internal Facebook documents

The British Parliament has released some 250 pages worth of documents that show Facebook considered charging developers for data access.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg's exposed emails

The social network publishes a detailed rebuttal of some of the claims made against it.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from BBC Technology

UK releases documents showing potential abuses by Facebook

Internal documents from 2011-2015 show Facebook selling user's data with little regard for privacy concerns. The social media giant says the information offers an incomplete picture, but lawmakers ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from The Christian Science Monitor

Facebook’s morale problem is getting worse

Early on Wednesday, the United Kingdom Parliament released a 250-page trove of documents from a US lawsuit against Facebook. The trove has a colorful history, having been obtained ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from The Verge

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