Digital natives and politics: a look around Gamescom’s new election campaign arena. High tech and agriculture: corporations like Monsanto are offering farmers digital data analysis. And on Exit: touched-up reality on Facebook.
We hear the words data breach, and we gasp in horror. Then we go on as before. There are so many leaks, it's hard to care. Is there any use protecting personal data? Perhaps the post-privacy movement had a point.
Towns and cities in Germany should be willing to earn money selling data, a municipal umbrella organization says. The recommendation comes amid a debate fueled by the Facebook scandal.
Cambridge Analytica, a British data analysis firm that is under fire for mining data from millions of Facebook users, also ran Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election campaign in 2017, Britain's Channel 4 reports.
Social media firms and the European Commission have been pushing for self-regulation in the fight against hate speech. Their latest results show that it seems to be working.
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