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Hashtag Trending – Google CEO’s $380M payday; Amazon, Netflix team up for lawsuit; Cambridge Analytica founder speaks out

Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives an astronomical paycheque. Amazon and Netflix are teaming up for a lawsuit against a leading...

April 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians’ private Facebook messages may have been shared in data harvesting scandal, official says

It’s possible Canadians’ private Facebook messages may have been shared without their consent as part of a massive data extraction...

April 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien on CPAC

New Facebook data breach may include messages of 48 million users, House of Commons committee told

Editor's note: More details on the data breach mentioned by UpGuard's Chris Vickery have been made available. The data breach...

April 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Paypal going after traditional banks, Facebook’s continued problems, China’s dystopian ranking system

PayPal is moving closer to “mainstream banking”, Facebook suspends another data analytics firm for using tactics like Cambridge Analytica, and...

April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Facebook privacy problems

Privacy Commissioner’s Facebook investigation expands to include AggregateIQ

Two of Canada's privacy watchdogs will combine their efforts, and their files, to do a joint investigation of Facebook and...

April 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number...

April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Zuckerberg is ‘sorry’ but not stepping down as Facebook restricts data access for developers

Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg again told media that he made mistakes that lead to privacy violations by third-party...

April 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Zuckerberg breaks silence, admits mistakes, and outlines next steps for Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally broken his silence on the Cambridge Analytica scandal. with a published Facebook post admitting...

March 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner escalates, launches formal investigation into Facebook

Canada is joining its allies in the United Kingdom, European Union, and United States in launching a formal investigation into...

March 21st, 2018 Alex Radu