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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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New leaked documents confirm Facebook shared user data with ‘friends’ of Mark Zuckerberg and on a ‘pay for play’ deal

photo/Gerd Altmann Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Survey: 82% think Congress should do more in 2019 to regulate big tech

The new Data Care Act proposed by Democrats, just one day after Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s House hearing, could be just what the majority of Americans really want. A new Online Privacy Survey* from ExpressVPN reveals More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Facebook stock plummets $120 billion this week

Shares of Facebook fell 19 percent on Thursday, a day after the world’s largest social media company disclosed that its quarterly revenue did not live up to expectations and that its user metrics grew slower More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Data Breaches Surging: Who’s to Blame?

Security and data breaches at Giant companies have now become staples in the news. There is no doubt that cybersecurity has become a fundamental challenge in times like today—as individuals, corporations, and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Facebook suspends ‘around 200’ apps, reviewing misuse of data

Facebook said Monday that it has suspended “around 200” applications from its platform “pending a thorough investigation into whether they did in fact misuse any data.” (Adweek) The social media giant More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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European Union’s GDPR Enforcement One Month Away

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation passed down from the European Union will finally take effect on May 25, 2018 after two years of transition time. The new rules for companies harvesting user More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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How companies can learn from the #DeleteFacebook movement

 The scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica is the most recent in a troubling trend of information security mishaps in which data belonging to millions of users is hacked, leaked or leveraged irresponsibly. But More...


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