Data privacy

Seng Yee Lau , senior executive vice president of Tencent, China's biggest tech company, answers the Associated Press, in the Royal Monceau Hotel, in Paris, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Seng Yee Lau told The Associated Press that the industry needs to pay more attention to the risks posed by advancing technologies and the explosion in personal data circulating online. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 24, 2018 - 9:24 am
PARIS (AP) — China's biggest tech company says the industry needs to tackle users' privacy concerns and the risks posed by advancing technologies. Seng Yee Lau, senior executive vice president of Tencent, told The Associated Press on Thursday that tech companies should invest more in education. The...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there. That means no matter where you live, you'll be able to see what Microsoft collects about you and correct or delete that information if...
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FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday, May 14, that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of information before Facebook changed its platform policies in 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:33 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament about data privacy be broadcast publicly through web streaming. The evening meeting with leaders of the political groups and a justice and civil rights expert was long...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018 file photo, Cambridge Analytica spokesperson Clarence Mitchell speaks during a news conference in London. Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly misused data from millions of Facebook users to help President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. The U.K. firm said in a New York court filing late Thursday, May 17, that its assets totaled $100,001 to $500,000. Its liabilities are between $1 million and $10 million. Cambridge Analytica has previously said that none of the Facebook data it acquired from an academic researcher was used in the Trump campaign. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 18, 2018 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer and Rebekah Mercer, daughters of Republican mega-donor Robert Mercer, are liquidating Cambridge Analytica, the troubled data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign and caused a global Facebook privacy scandal in recent months. The...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of information before Facebook changed its platform...
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May 10, 2018 - 11:33 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns issued a summons Thursday for the former head of data firm Cambridge Analytica after he declined to answer their questions. Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said it...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, March 23, 2018, a general view of the building in central London that contains offices of social analysis company Cambridge Analytica. Cambridge Analytica (CA) announced Wednesday May 2, 2018, that it planned to file for bankruptcy in Britain and the U.S., saying negative publicity has driven potential clients away. British authorities have said investigations into CA will continue despite the company is going out of business. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
May 05, 2018 - 12:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is backing an American academic's effort to obtain his personal data from SCL Group, which includes Cambridge Analytica. The ICO said in a ruling posted Saturday that SCL must provide the data within 30 days, warning that failure to do so...
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President Donald Trump walks through the Oval Office an his way to a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 30, 2018. In an April 2018 interview NBC News, Dr. Harold Bornstein said that in February 2017, three men, including Keith Schiller, the president’s longtime bodyguard, showed up at the office of president’s former personal doctor to collect the president’s medical records, leaving Bornstein feeling "raped, frightened and sad." He said it felt like a raid. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 02, 2018 - 6:14 pm
A doctor's claim that three men took President Donald Trump's medical records without a form authorizing their release in what he said felt like a "raid" has raised questions about whether this kind of action is legal. Here are some questions and answers about what happened and the laws surrounding...
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May 02, 2018 - 4:11 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Democratic Party filed a formal complaint Wednesday against U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis and the state Republican Party over work performed by Cambridge Analytica. Cambridge Analytica is the British-based firm that ex-employees allege vacuumed up data from tens of...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, a graphic from Cambridge Analytica's Twitter page is displayed on a computer screen in New York. A published report said the data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy debacle is closing its doors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 02, 2018 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cambridge Analytica, firm behind Facebook privacy debacle (all times local): 4:10 p.m. North Carolina's Democratic Party has filed a formal complaint over work performed by Cambridge Analytica for the campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis. Cambridge Analytica...
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