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Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch

Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch A UK parliamentary committee has published the cache of Facebook documents it dramatically seized last week. The documents were obtained by a legal discovery process by a startup that’s suing the social network in a California court in a …

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The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch

The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch Salil Deshpande Contributor Salil Deshpande serves as the managing director of Bain Capital Ventures. He focuses on infrastructure software and open source. More posts by this contributor Let’s define “container-native” After the Satoshi Roundtable, is there a way to bridge the bitcoin …

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Children are being “datafied” before we’ve understood the risks, report warns – TechCrunch

Children are being “datafied” before we’ve understood the risks, report warns – TechCrunch A report by England’s children’s commissioner has raised concerns about how kids’ data is being collected and shared across the board, in both the private and public sectors. In the report, entitled Who knows what about me?, Anne …

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Facebook is facing an EU data probe over fake ads – TechCrunch

Facebook is facing an EU data probe over fake ads – TechCrunch The UK’s privacy watchdog has asked Facebook’s lead EU regulator to look into ongoing data protection concerns about its ad platform — including how its platform is being used to target and spread fake adverts to try to …

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Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog – TechCrunch

Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog – TechCrunch The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for good. Comments she made today have also raised questions over the legality of so-called lookalike audiences …

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Campaign tool supplied to UK’s governing party by Trump-Pence app dev quietly taken out of service – TechCrunch

Campaign tool supplied to UK’s governing party by Trump-Pence app dev quietly taken out of service – TechCrunch An app that the UK’s governing party launched last year — for Conservative Party activists to gamify, ‘socialize’ and co-ordinate their campaigning activity — has been quietly pulled from app stores. Its vanishing was …

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Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels to interrogate the human impacts of technologies that derive their power and persuasiveness from our …

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Tim Berners-Lee on the huge sociotechnical design challenge – TechCrunch

Tim Berners-Lee on the huge sociotechnical design challenge – TechCrunch In a speech discussing ethics and the Internet, the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has tasked the technology industry and its coder army with paying continuous attention to the world their software is consuming as they …

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Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex” – TechCrunch

Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex” – TechCrunch Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has joined the chorus of voices warning that data itself is being weaponized again people and societies — arguing that the trade in digital data has exploded into a “data industrial complex”. Cook …

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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook to flag trust and humanity in major privacy speech – TechCrunch

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook to flag trust and humanity in major privacy speech – TechCrunch Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to endorse the idea of a “comprehensive federal privacy law” for the U.S. in a keynote speech tomorrow. He will also back Europe’s approach to data protection and privacy …

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