Facebook shared access to user data
Pressure grew on Facebook’s senior management team this week, after yet more privacy revelations emerged, showing how the social network shared access to its users’ data and private messages with other tech firms including Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Netflix.
Parliament puts tech ethics into focus
A week after US politicians engaged with Mark Zuckerberg, UK counterparts in both houses of parliament confirmed their determination to keep the heat in the debate about tech ethics on this side of the pond. But is new legislation any closer? (more…)
Did Leave cheat with Brexit data?
After last week’s reports that unauthorised data may have helped Donald Trump to victory in the US presidential election, attention this week shifted to the UK and allegations that Leave campaigners breached campaign rules in the way they deployed data to sway the EU referendum vote. (more…)