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Facebook Gives Lawmakers Follow-Up Answers, but Not Much Is New

By SHEERA FRENKEL

In 454 pages made public by Congress on Monday, Facebook provided responses to more than 2,000 questions from lawmakers over its policies.

A License to Discriminate

By ALVARO M. BEDOYA

If you’ve got the “right” job, race and gender, marketers use tracking to flatter you. If you don’t, tracking is is more likely to be used to exploit you.

Facebook Back on the Defensive, Now Over Data Deals With Device Makers

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG and SHEERA FRENKEL

Facebook is fending off questions from lawmakers and regulators about partnerships that allowed device makers access to data on users and their friends.

Facebook Back on the Defensive, Now Over Data Deals With Device Makers

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG and SHEERA FRENKEL

Facebook is fending off questions from lawmakers and regulators about partnerships that allowed device makers access to data on users and their friends.

Facebook’s Device Partnerships Explained

By GABRIEL J.X. DANCE, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MICHAEL LaFORGIA

Here’s what we know about the deals that gave makers of phones and other devices access to Facebook data on users and their friends.

Industry groups amp up lobby campaign to topple ePrivacy bill

By Catherine Stupp

Dozens of industry associations have made a last-ditch effort to water down the draft ePrivacy legislation before national telecoms ministers gather to discuss the file next week in Luxembourg.

GDPR: EU’s new data protection rules come into effect

By admin

The European Union's new data protection laws came into effect on Friday (25 May), with Brussels saying the changes will protect consumers from being like "people naked in an aquarium".

MEPs outraged over Zuckerberg’s EU Parliament show

By Catherine Stupp

Tensions soared between a handful of leading MEPs and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the 34-year-old billionaire avoided answering detailed questions on the company’s data policies during a meeting in the European Parliament on Tuesday evening (22 May).

Zuckerberg’s Parliament meeting β€˜the right thing’, says EU justice chief

By Catherine Stupp

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting on Tuesday afternoon (22 May) with European Parliament leaders is “the right thing for himself” after the company’s recent data collection scandal, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said in an interview.

Adam’s Week in Tech: Hello From Europe!

By ADAM SATARIANO

Companies change their privacy settings, Europe throws money at start-ups, and Cambridge Analytica shuts down.

Cambridge Analytica to File for Bankruptcy After Misuse of Facebook Data

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

The consultant, which said it would cease most operations in the United States and Britain, relied on Facebook data to profile and target voters during the 2016 campaign.

Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming

By SHEERA FRENKEL

As Facebook prepares to hold its annual developer conference this week, many businesses are objecting to how the company has limited their access to its users’ information.

Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE

PwC, an auditing firm responsible for monitoring Facebook’s compliance with a federal consent decree, effectively gave the company a clean bill of health in a 2017 report on privacy controls.

Facebook’s Current Status With Advertisers? It’s Complicated

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI

Marketers have long had a symbiotic relationship with the social network. But user concerns about data has companies taking a harder look at how they work with Facebook.

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

By NATHANIEL POPPER and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE

The data firm was hoping to do its own so-called initial coin offering and quietly helped promote other companies in the unregulated industry.

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