Facebook refuses to promise strong European-style privacy protections for US users as it continues to battle the Cambridge Analytica data scandal



Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says that Facebook will stop short of committing to a strict new European Union law on data privacy.
The scandal hit firm is still reeling over the Cambridge Analytica revelations, which led to allegations of mishandling of personal data belonging to millions of its users.
This information was used to target voters in the US, based on psychological profiling, with political adverts spreading disinformation. 
Zuckeberg said that he agreed 'in spirit' with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a landmark EU law scheduled to take effect... read more

 
4 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 50
Source: Daily Mail
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