Published: Tue, April 10, 2018
Science | By Cecil Little

Rush Sends Letter to Facebook Requesting Commitment to Data Protection

Rush Sends Letter to Facebook Requesting Commitment to Data Protection

Sandberg, in a separate interview with PBS, said: "We're not just open to regulations, we're moving ahead of it", and had built a tool which would be live before the next USA election and which would show details of who paid for election ads and demographics of the audience.

No notifications were sent to those who had messages deleted, nor was there any disclosure that such a thing was even possible.

As recently as last month, Facebook was engaged in secret talks with hospitals and medical schools seeking to collect data that would allow it to build profiles of people including their medical conditions, Christina Farr reports for CNBC.

The move marks the latest in a series of efforts by the social networking giant amid revelations that it had lost control of the profile information of millions of users, which was then used to potentially influence elections around the world.

Their call represented the first official request from a congressional oversight committee for Zuckerberg's appearance as lawmakers demanded that Facebook explain reports that Cambridge Analytica harvested the data of more than 50 million Facebook users.

The EU and Facebook will be looking at what changes the social media giant needs to make to better protect users and how the United States company must adapt to new EU data protection rules.

The company's shares have sunk 16 percent, wiping more than $80 billion from its market value since March 16, when the New York Times and London's Observer newspaper broke news of the use of its data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

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Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook is our 21st century Big Brother.

Facebook says the new labeling will appear on ads later this Spring.

"This work has not progressed past the planning phase, and we have not received, shared or analyzed anyone's data", Facebook said in a statement to CNBC.

As do most large corporations, Facebook has assembled a potent lobbying operation to advance its interests in Washington.

After he was caught and admitted to selling our soulful messages and networks to the Russian-connected Cambridge Analytica's campaign for Trump, he placed Mea Culpa ads in major European Newspapers.

"The content of messages between people is not used for ads targeting", a company spokesperson said. We do not give personal data to advertisers.

Zuckerberg has claimed Facebook is taking steps to protect user data.

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Southampton looked to have earned a point when Cedric Soares found Charlie Austin to turn in an equaliser on 73 minutes. But with just nine minutes left on the clock, Welbeck grabbed the victor , moments after a poor miss from close range.


"[There are] many misperceptions about what we actually do", he said.

With all of these suspicions confirmed, I had to ask myself, "how much do I really care?"

As alpha geek Dave Troy points out, you can target an individual for an ad on Facebook if you know their user ID number.

"My motivation was to get a dataset I could do research on", he said. He is suggesting that the company create new IDs for all of its users and only allowing entities that have agreed to its new terms of service access to them.

Bloomberg says, "The policy may extend beyond what Messenger users expect".

"To get verified, advertisers will need to confirm their identity and location".

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But it is still allowed to develop nuclear technology for civilian purposes, including energy production and scientific research. Azari-Jahromi said the attack mainly affected Europe, India and the United States, state television reported .


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