Cambridge Analytica whistleblower warns of 'new Cold War' online
16 May, 2018, 15:03
Facebook has confirmed that the social media giant's CEO has no plans to come to the UK to give evidence over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, despite the UK Parliament threatening to formally summon the USA billionaire. The U.K. Commissioner's Office has ordered the company to release all personal information and data it has on an American voting, which could open the floodgates for millions of US voters to request their data back from the firm, according to The Guardian.
"To date, thousands of apps have been investigated and around 200 have been suspended - pending a thorough investigation into whether they did in fact misuse any data", the executive noted. The most grounded connect with the earlier data harvesting, however, is that the University of Cambridge's Psychometrics Center controlled the two informational indexes.
Three million Facebook users had their most intimate details exposed as a new data protection scandal hits the social media platform.
How the company came into possession of and then used personal information is of particular interest to investigators, who were said to have reached out to Facebook.
MPs have again criticised Facebook for submitting "insufficient" evidence to a parliamentary inquiry about how it handles data.
Facebook suspended the mypersonality app in April claiming it may have violated its terms. The data of these users profiles was not only shared with the Cambridge researchers, the data was available to anyone wanting to access it.
"It will show people if they or their friends installed an app that misused data before 2015 - just as we did for Cambridge Analytica", Archibong said.
A US official also told the newspaper that investigators were also questioning Facebook in the probe. A first of its kind in the market, the program provides financial payouts to anyone who reports genuine cases of data collection that go against Facebook's data policies.
Sam Lester, the consumer privacy counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC, says it's a good effort, but it's too late.
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The investigation will also raise questions about how large technology companies collect and use consumer data online. United States tech firm, Oracle claims that Google is snooping on Australian mobile subscribers.
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Zarif was in Moscow to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday, a day after visiting leaders in Beijing. The sanctions will target critical sectors of Iran's economy, including petrochemicals, energy and finance.
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Additional illnesses continue to be confirmed in an outbreak of Salmonella traced to eggs from Rose Acre Farms. For a full list of recalled brands, consumers are urged to check the Food and Drug Administration's website .
Reporters Without Borders called it the most lethal single attack on the media since the fall of the Taliban . A total of 43 Taliban fighters were killed during the battles in three different districts, he added.
Following the explosion, several gunmen opened fire and engaged in clashes with the security forces near the government facility. A public office in eastern Afghanistan came under an armed attack on Sunday, officials said.
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Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview
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One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid
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Kane fires Spurs into 3rd spot
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Refs missed 2 late calls in Boston-Philly game
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