via Valentina Palladino. writing at Ars Techncia, comes this superlativ piece on the removal of Facebook-owned (NASDAQ: FB)bits (in this case a 'VPN' product - resident in the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) App Store - for high crimes and misdemeanors... Ooops, sorry, wrong story - just a little bit of data collection thievery. Today's Must Read!
via Graham Cluely's timely security blog, comes the story of Carole Cadwalladr whom, in her day job, is famous for her highly competent reportage at The Guardian. The specific reporting series is here. Detailing not-so-secret fundamental security and privacy flaws; all combined into a porridge with both blatant stupudity and greed as spices, in which, the aforementioned porridge turns out to be a not-so-tasty dish for Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Cambridge Analytica (now in receivership)... If you spend any time contemplating the evil that is Facebook, read Carole Cadwalladr's work and you'll experience a Silicon Valley revelation (perhaps some avocado toast will calm you down). Today's Must Read!
via Graham Cluley, writing at Graham Cluley.com comes an outstanding piece targeting the naughty boys and girls at Cambridge Analytica and (owned by both parent company Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL - a private company officed at London, UK and the Family of Robert Mercer, an American hedge fund manager with offices domiciled in Washington DC, London, UK and New York, NY) detailing the move to ban the organizations utilization of Facebook, Inc. (NYSE: FB) data.
All this because of a measely 50 Million Facebook User records still held by Cambridge Analytica. As the data is really yours, perhaps you should know, eh? Of course, as stewards of your user data, Facebook, Inc. is truly responsible for any misuse thereof, right?
'Hot on the heels of banning the Britain First group from its network, Facebook has announced it has suspended political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, and its parent company Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL).' - via Graham Cluley, writing at Graham Cluley.com
And then there's this...