EU data watchdog raises concerns over Facebook integration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Irish commission that regulates site requests urgent briefing on platforms merger Facebook says its plan will make it easier to reach friends and family across networks. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Facebook’s plan to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger could raise Läs mer…

Facebook to create 'war room' to fight fake news, Nick Clegg says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Dublin operations centre to target political misinformation ahead of EU elections in May Nick Clegg said Facebook would work to ‘boost rapid response efforts to fight misinformation’. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images Facebook will tackle political misinformation in the run-up to the EU elections Läs mer…

Facebook restricts campaigners’ ability to check ads for political transparency

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Social media network says the change was part of crackdown on third party plug-ins ‘Facebook is deliberately obfuscating their code,’ claims WhoTargetsMe’s Sam Jeffers. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images Facebook has restricted the ability of external political transparency campaigners to monitor adverts placed on Läs mer…

Google fined record £44m by French data protection watchdog

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google CNIL found that company failed to offer users transparent information on data use Google’s lack of clarity meant users were effectively unable to exercise their right to opt out of data-processing for personalisation of ads. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters The French data protection watchdog Läs mer…

'The goal is to automate us': welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology ’The goal is to automate us’: welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism Shoshana Zuboff’s new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John Naughton explains the importance of Zuboff’s work Läs mer…