Things We Learned From an Ex-Cambridge Analytica Exec
Things We Learned From an Ex-Cambridge Analytica Exec
Cambridge Analytica was reportedly exploring an ICO
22 April, 2018, 05:54
It said it was "working hard to tackle past abuse, prevent future abuse and give people more prominent privacy controls" and was "committed to providing regular updates to Indonesians, their representatives, the authorities and the media".
Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected almost three million Europeans.
Specifically, Cambridge Analytica worked with the Trump campaign, and among the data it misused were pictures, profiles and even direct messages between users.
Scott Howe told Reuters in a phone interview that Acxiom, among the largest USA data brokers, welcomed change and supported regulation of some kind, although he stopped short of endorsing a specific plan or greater powers for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the primary us regulator of data privacy.
But I believe it is nearly certain that the number of Facebook users whose data was compromised through routes similar to that used by Kogan is much greater than 87 million; and that both Cambridge Analytica and other unconnected companies and campaigns were involved in these activities.
The audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers is posted on the FTC's website, though it is heavily redacted.
"In our opinion, Facebook's privacy controls were operating with sufficient effectiveness to provide reasonable assurance to protect the privacy of covered information and that the controls have so operated throughout the Reporting Period, in all material respects for the two years ended February 11, 2017, based upon the Facebook Privacy Program set forth in Management's Assertion".
In 2011, the FTC investigated the social media giant and determined the company was being deceptive in communications to users about how the company managed user privacy.
The Cambridge Analytica hack is just one of many transgressions by Facebook, in which an apology will simply not suffice. But Facebook didn't inform users about the data transfers until several weeks ago.
EPIC's Rotenberg notes that his organization has long raised concerns about Facebook's privacy practices with the FTC.
Cambridge Analytica also told Reuters of previous explorations with blockchain technology, although this work appears to be on hold in light of recent events.
Last week, Zuckerberg addressed the FTC consent decree during a House hearing.
"We didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility, and that was a big mistake", Zuckerberg said. "They must also take proactive steps, including auditing and facilitation independent research, to assess and protect against ad discrimination outside of these contexts".
Kevin Durant sprained his ankle in the fourth quarter of the Warriors' 110-97 Game 3 victory over the Spurs on Thursday evening. The cheering was almost constant as the Spurs scored the game's first six points before the Warriors began to settle in.
For the Moto G6 , the firm has kept the fingerprint scanner on the front despite the tall screen , and even the Motorola logo too. It's good news that Motorola has kept the headphone jack and the G6 is also water repellent thanks to a p2i coating.
January 12: SC terms "serious matter" the alleged mysterious death of Loya, seeks response from Maharashtra government. Chandrachud said that there was absolutely no merit in the petition and Judge Loya had met a natural death.
In February, Democrats won a state assembly race in a typically red district, leading some state Republicans to blame Greitens. Louis prosecutors announced the new felony charge on Friday, accusing Greitens of tampering with computer data.
Rocket attacks by rebels in Yemen on top oil exporter Saudi Arabia have also contributed to oil's geopolitical risk premium . Still, there are no signs that OPEC and friends would be rushing to declare "mission accomplished".
They started the game with Guerschon Yabusele, who got the start over Greg Monroe with the express goal of banging the Bucks star. He had 23 points in last night's 120-106 Game 2 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks , staking Boston to a 2-0 series edge .
Former CIA Director John Brennan wrote an indignant defense of McCabe when he was sacked , taking aim at Trump in a tweet. Regarding another meeting with Trump, Comey wrote: "I again explained that Andy McCabe was a pro".
They are both so in love with their new baby daughter - and Tristan will do whatever it takes to make things work with Khloe '. She noted that they were "picky eaters", but would eat anything without complaint as long as there was ketchup.
Amazon boasts more than 560,000 employees and reported a profit past year of slightly more than US$3 billion. He also spent a fair amount of space philosophizing about teamwork, vision and high standards.
Browsing through the shops you can expect to find rare vinyl ranging from '60s mor lam to Thai '80s pop music to CDs. One year, Jack White, who has Third Man Records in Nashville-he had a record that was backwards tracking.
Earlier this week we heard that Activision's Call of Duty Black Ops 4 may have a Battle Royale mode , now it's the turn of EA. Battle royale is nothing new but the game mode has proven to be quite successful for games like Fortnite and PUBG .
Israel army reservists called up by mistake
Iranian military forces, however, are already entrenching themselves in Syrian bases within striking distance of Israeli towns. Some reservists said they only received the second message, but not the original instruction to report to their bases.
Castro's Exit Won't Change Much For Cuba
As in Cuba's legislative elections, all of the leaders selected Wednesday were selected by a government-appointed commission. He succeeded his older brother, Fidel Castro , as president in 2006 after the elder Castro stepped aside due to illness.
Trump Backtracks On TPP Renewal
Trump wrote , "While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don't like the deal for the United States". Many trade experts however pointed out that South Korea is not in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Talks Taking Place Between The US And North Korea
The abductee issue is a high-profile one in Japan and is critical for Mr Abe , who is under pressure over a number of scandals. The officials also said discussions between the two sides are being held in preparation for a summit.