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    World Tech: The 100 coolest people in UK tech –

    It has been an epochal year for the British technology industry, provoking searching questions about protecting people’s privacy and safety, and regulating Silicon Valley’s behemoths. At the centre of it all was Facebook, humbled by the Cambridge Analytica scandal which took place … Read...
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    World UK privacy watchdog to fine Facebook 18 mins of profit (£500,000) for Cambridge Analytica – The Register News

    UK privacy watchdog to fine Facebook 18 mins of profit (£500,000) for Cambridge Analytica Wow, Mark Zuckerberg must … Read more via The Register – Get more World News
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    Politics UK newspaper releases video used in blackmailing Buhari in 2015 – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The video used by Jonathan supporters to blackmail President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2015 presidential election has been released by the UK Guardian. The video shot by Cambridge Analytica allegedly sought to influence the 2015 presidential election in favour of former president Goodluck...
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    Politics Jonathan Unaware PDP Used Cambridge Analytica, Spokesman Claims - Punch Newspapers

    Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan “wasn’t aware” of any use of Cambridge Analytica by his party in the country’s elections, his spokesman said Thursday. The Nigerian government is probing claims that Cambridge Analytica, a British-based political consultancy, illegally used Facebook data in past...
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    World Facebook said the personal data of most of its 2 billion users has been collected - Google News

    Facebook said Wednesday that most of its 2 billion users likely have had their personal information scraped and shared by third-party developers without their explicit permission, dramatically raising the stakes in a privacy controversy that has dogged the company Read more via More Top...
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    Politics Israeli company denies hacking President's records before 2015 elections - Pulse ng

    It had been reported that an unidentified Nigerian billionaire paid Cambridge Analytica $2 million to dig up dirt on Buhari ahead of the 2015 elections. Black Cube, a private intelligence firm accused of working for Cambridge Analytica has denied the claims. Click here to read more
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    Politics Whistle-blower Names Israeli Firm That Hacked Buhari’s Emails – Thisdaylive

    The whistle-blower at the heart of the Facebook data scandal engineered by embattled data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica, Christopher Wylie, has named the Israeli firm that hacked into President Muhammadu Buhari’s private medical and financial records via his emails, in a bid to scare voters...
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    World For Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Data-Mining Crisis Creates Opportunity – Forbes – Entrepreneurs

    After many years of privacy concerns, Facebook and other social media companies are finally facing the realistic possibility that they will face actual government regulation to protect consumers’ privacy. But can a leopard really change its spots? Read more via Forbes – Entrepreneurs –...
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    Politics Cambridge Analytica: How Billionaire Hired Foreign Firm To Influence Election For GEJ - Guardian

    If Britain hadn’t voted to leave the EU, and Trump hadn’t won the US election, it’s unlikely anyone outside Nigeria would have given a second thought to what went on during its presidential election campaign three years ago. But the 20/20 vision of hindsight casts a very different light on the...
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    World Cambridge Analytica: We Made Mistakes, Admits Facebook Chief Zuckerberg – BBC News

    Mark Zuckerberg: "I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible" Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the giant social network "made mistakes" over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and a "breach of trust" had occurred between it and its users. Read more via BBC News...
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    World Facebook; Cambridge Analytica; Elections in USA, Nigeria, Kenya #DeleteFacebook – MobilityArena

    This week has been a nightmare for Facebook, the world’s largest social network, and it can still get worse. We got to find out that a Trump-aligned company, Cambridge Analytica, used Facebook to conduct what was supposedly a personality quiz, but the data collected from the 270,000 people who …...