https://www.wired.com/story/one-mans-obsessive-fight-to-reclaim-his-cambridge-analytica-data/?CNDID=49046367&CNDID=49046367&bxid=MjM5NjgxNjQ4MjY5S0&hasha=051456e5dd3dcc7e9dc3f0af5c58ce38&hashb=f25d57ca4e78eed3fd06146c3baa1f06f00d9d42&mbid=nl_012519_backchannel_top50_list1_p1&source=BACKCHANNEL_TOP50_NEWSLETTER&utm_brand=wired&utm_mailing=Backchannel%20NL%20012719_Top%2050%20Clickers%20list%20(1)%20remainder&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nlDavid Carroll has been locked in a legal war to force the infamous company to turn over its files on him. He’s won a battle, but the struggle continues.
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How to Quit Facebook for Good, From 10 People Who Havehttps://medium.com/s/story/how-to-quit-facebook-for-good-from-10-people-who-have-76658c8b6ed8Last Friday, Facebook announced its largest security breach to date, compromising the data of nearly 50 million users. The news broke less than a year after Facebook came under fire for another security scandal when it was revealed that political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had collected personal information from users’ profiles. (Profiles on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, may have been compromised as well, though only if users had linked their accounts to Facebook.)
Facebook’s New Download Tool: Better, But Still Incomplete – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/facebooks-new-download-tool-better-but-still-incomplete-1525112291In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Mark Zuckerberg’s Capitol Hill testimony, Facebook has made it easier for users to receive a copy of things they have posted and interacted with on the social network. In other words, all the mysteries that weren’t answered when CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent about 10 hours testifying on Capitol Hill still aren’t answered here.
Facebook starts telling users whether Cambridge Analytica accessed their data – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/your-facebook-page-now-tells-you-if-cambridge-analytica-accessed-your-data/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The feature is live for some users and will roll out to others throughout the day.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/05/facebook-building-8-explored-data-sharing-agreement-with-hospitals.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsFacebook’s Building 8 team approached top hospitals about a data-sharing agreement, but the plan has been put on pause after the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal.
Some Facebook Quitters Face Technical Obstacles – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/some-facebook-quitters-face-technical-obstacles-1522947553As frustrations with Facebook Inc. reach a fever pitch following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, some users are having trouble deleting their accounts.
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have gained 37m more users’ data | UK news | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/04/facebook-cambridge-analytica-user-data-latest-more-than-thought?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=270168&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Company reveals up to 87m people – 37 million more than previously reported – may have been affected as Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for ‘a huge mistake’
Facebook logs SMS texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/25/facebook-logs-texts-and-calls-users-find-as-they-delete-accounts-cambridge-analytica?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=269049&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2As users continue to delete their Facebook accounts in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a number are discovering that the social network holds far more data about them than they expected, including complete logs of incoming and outgoing calls and SMS messages.
Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/20/facebook-is-it-time-we-all-deleted-our-accounts?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsSorry to break it to you, but you are probably a “dumb fuck”. This is according to statements by a young Mark Zuckerberg anyway. The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information