Another day, another privacy related headache for Facebook.
The latest complaint, filed with federal regulators,...
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In an editorial in the new issue of Hot Press, editor Niall Stokes has called on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to provide reassurances that the campaigning in the abortion referendum – now set for May 25 – will not be undermined and distorted as a result of lying, deceitful, deliberately misleading ads, targeting individuals and groups via Facebook. The editorial, which you can read below, includes an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg…Read More
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US companies fast-tracking the data of EU citizens through Ireland has been ruled to be 'invalid'.Read More