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Facebook’s new authorization process for political ads goes live in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new authorization process for political ads goes live in the U.S. – TechCrunch Earlier this month – and before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress – the company announced a series of changes to how it would handle political advertisements running on its platform in the future. It had …

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Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe – TechCrunch

Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe – TechCrunch Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has begun testing its controversial facial recognition technology in the region. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have said they’ve been notified by …

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Centrify gives states a deal on identity management software to secure midterm elections – TechCrunch

Centrify gives states a deal on identity management software to secure midterm elections – TechCrunch To secure U.S. election systems from the very real threat of targeted cyberattacks, states might need to reframe their security practices to look more like they would in a tightly-controlled corporate environment. To that end, …

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Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR – TechCrunch

Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR – TechCrunch Facebook has another change in the works to respond to the European Union’s beefed up data protection framework — and this one looks intended to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR, and at scale. Late yesterday Reuters reported on a …

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Data experts on Facebook’s GDPR changes: Expect lawsuits – TechCrunch

Data experts on Facebook’s GDPR changes: Expect lawsuits – TechCrunch Make no mistake: Fresh battle lines are being drawn in the clash between data-mining tech giants and Internet users over people’s right to control their personal information and protect their privacy. An update to European Union data protection rules next month …

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Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers – TechCrunch

Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers – TechCrunch Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it’s investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a user’s data including …

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A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes – TechCrunch

A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes – TechCrunch Facebook is about to start pushing European users to speed through giving consent for its new GDPR privacy law compliance changes. They ask users review how Facebook uses data around the web to target you with ads, sensitive profile …

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