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Former head of Cambridge Analytica to testify

Jun 6, 2018

The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica is due to testify to British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns

A dream of uniting UK soccer fans swerves to the far right

Jun 3, 2018

The Football Lads Alliance was set up to oppose extremism, but soon found itself drawn into the world of Britain's growing far right

The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

May 25, 2018

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it's filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users' consent under new EU privacy rules.

UK lawmakers appeals to EU to help in Facebook probe

May 21, 2018

The head of Parliament's media committee has appealed to European lawmakers to put questions to Mark Zuckerberg on his behalf when the Facebook chief gives evidence Tuesday

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

May 21, 2018

Businesses from pizza parlors to airlines across the EU's 28 countries are bombarding customers with emails seeking consent to use personal data as they rush to comply with the bloc's General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect May 25.

Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

May 17, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns says that the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee

The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

May 17, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time

UK lawmakers summon ex-Cambridge Analytica chief to testify

May 10, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns have issued a summons for the former head of data firm Cambridge Analytica after he declined to answer their questions

Google suspends all ads related to Irish abortion referendum

May 9, 2018

Google says it is suspending all advertising connected to Ireland's abortion referendum as part of moves to protect "election integrity."

Amnesty says London gangs database is discriminatory

May 9, 2018

Britain's information watchdog is investigating a police database of potential gang members that Amnesty International alleges breaches human rights law

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