Data privacy

FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, a graphic from Cambridge Analytica's Twitter page is displayed on a computer screen in New York. A published report said the data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy debacle is closing its doors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 02, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cambridge Analytica, firm behind Facebook privacy debacle (all times local): 3 p.m. The data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy scandal is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. In a statement, Cambridge Analytica says it has been "vilified" for actions it says...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 01, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With a smile that suggested the hard part of an "intense year" may be behind him, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed developers Tuesday and pledged the company will build its way out of its worst-ever privacy debacle. It was a clear and deliberate turning point for a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, file photo, Whatsapp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum speaks during a conference at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. On Monday, April 30, 2018, Koum confirmed on his Facebook page that he is leaving Whatsapp and Facebook, saying it is time for him to “move on.” (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
April 30, 2018 - 8:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is breaking ties with his company's parent, Facebook, amid a privacy scandal that has dogged the social network for weeks. Koum confirmed his departure from WhatsApp Monday on his Facebook page . The Washington Post reported that Koum also plans to resign...
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Protesters gather at a central street to rally against authorities' move to block parts of the internet in Russia in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 30, 2018. Some 10,000 were rallying Monday afternoon in Moscow to protest against recent restrictions on internet freedom in Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
April 30, 2018 - 10:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Some 10,000 people were rallying in Moscow on Monday to protest against recent restrictions on internet freedom in Russia. Russian authorities this month began blocking popular messaging app Telegram over its refusal to hand over keys to its data encryption. Telegram, which was...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 8:13 am
LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news. Academic Aleksandr Kogan's company, Global Science Research, developed a Facebook...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you’re not alone. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 7 out of 10 of online adults who’ve heard of the Cambridge Analytica scandal have changed their behavior on social media. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 24, 2018 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If you've made changes to how you use social media since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you're not alone. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 7 out of 10 of online adults who've heard of the Cambridge Analytica...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 3:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal is apologizing for his actions, but also says he thought he did nothing wrong at the time. Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan made his comments to CBS's "60 Minutes" on Sunday. Facebook has been...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users. The audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers is available on the FTC's website...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win. Cambridge Analytica did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment from The Associated Press on the submission. However, it has denied it used the data scraped from an app that obtained material from Facebook users in the Trump campaign. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 18, 2018 - 11:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules designed to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data. Facebook is introducing the new policies this week in Europe, but eventually...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send a subordinate in his place. In a letter to Zuckerberg on Wednesday, the EU assembly's president, Antonio Tajani,...
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