Cambridge Analytica is more than a data breach – it’s a human rights problem

Lorna McGregor receives funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, as part of her work on the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology (HRBDT) Project, based at the University of Essex. She is a Commissioner of the British Equality and Human Rights …

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How Cambridge Analytica’s Parent Company Infiltrated Yemen

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part investigation into Cambridge Analytica/SCL’s global operations. The second installment will be published on Truthdig on Tuesday. Internal documents exclusively obtained by the Grayzone Project and embedded …

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Angry Facebook shareholders challenge Zuckerberg over ‘corporate dictatorship’

In the months since Facebook faced one of the greatest crises in its 14-year history over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has faced tough questioning and increased scrutiny from his users, the media and …

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Cambridge Analytica probe to go ahead

British authorities say the investigation into political consultancy Cambridge Analytica will continue even if the firm is going out of business.Cambridge Analytica said Wednesday it was filing for bankruptcy after allegations that it improperly harvested …

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Cambridge Analytica probe continues despite closure over Facebook data scandal

The investigation into Cambridge Analytica and the firm’s harvesting of data will continue despite the political analysis firm declaring bankruptcy and closing down. The company, which worked on the Brexit campaign, sustained severe criticism over its …

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The US Justice Department and FBI are reportedly investigating Cambridge Analytica

The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm. Cambridge Analytica is embroiled in a scandal over its handling of Facebook user information, which affected millions of accounts on the …

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Facebook won’t pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European …

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It’s looking more and more like Facebook’s business dodged a bullet with the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook’s reputation has taken a serious hit from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but the impact on its business is likely to be relatively small, a new report indicates. Most of the social network’s users were unaware of the scandal, according to a …

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4 Ways to Reinvent the Facebook/Google Data Model in the Wake of Cambridge Analytica

The Cambridge Analytica scandal, as CNBC reported, marked an important tipping point in how many of us view tech giants like Facebook and Google. Related: How to Tell if Cambridge Analytica Scraped Your Facebook Data To briefly recap what happened …

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Probe into Cambridge Analytica to continue despite bankruptcy

The investigation into Cambridge Analytica and the firm’s harvesting of data will continue despite the political analysis firm declaring bankruptcy. The company, which worked on the Brexit campaign, sustained severe criticism over its gathering of data from millions of Facebook profiles to target users with personalised adverts.

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