Facebook and Cambridge Analytica face class action lawsuit

Lawyers in UK and US allege four firms misused personal data of more than 71m people British and US lawyers have launched a joint class action against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and two other companies for allegedly misusing the personal data of more than 71 million people. The lawsuit claims the…

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You Can Now Check Whether Your Facebook Data Was Compromised By Cambridge Analytica. Here’s How

Yesterday, Facebook announced that users of the social media platform will finally be notified whether or not their personal data was shared with the controversy-embroiled political research firm Cambridge Analytica. Many people logged in on their devices expecting to see a message at the top of their news feed reading “Protecting…

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After Ice Cream Company Stole This Artists Work, He Came Up With An Idea They Didnt Expect

In a time when original ideas are hard to come by, it’s no wonder that things get copied and stolen, especially on the internet. However, an ice cream company ColdStone crossed the line when they plagiarised art for their Indian branch. Last week, Adam Ellis, Well, last week Ellis posted about…

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‘The New Yorker’ reviewed ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and the internet isn’t happy

Image: Marvel Studios The New Yorker reviewed Avengers: Infinity War and people are not having it. At all. The New Yorker movie reviewer Richard Brody wasn’t a big fan of Infinity War, with one of his biggest grievances being that it relied too much on the groundwork set in the…

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NTSB: Engine in deadly Southwest jet incident missing a fan blade

Philadelphia (CNN)Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday struggled to pull a woman back into the plane after she was sucked into a hole left by a shattered window, witnesses said. A nurse answered a call for help and tried to do CPR. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety…

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17 Dogs That Messed up Real Bad But Its OK Because We Love Them Anyway

via: Twitter At least he’s cute. Hey, at least he waited until after graduation. Advertisement His own snoring woke him up and I cannot stop laughing pic.twitter.com/wBV4rELESw — lex (@axwaclawski) March 16, 2018 Here is a puppo executing a passionate attempt. 14/10 would boost(IG: thegolden_finnley) pic.twitter.com/aVC45fKDbU — WeRateDogs™ (@dog_rates) March…

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What the Golden State Killer case means for your genetic privacy

(CNN)Fears about the privacy of our data have become commonplace amid credit monitoring hacks and a political firm accessing Facebook users’ information. A recent arrest takes it one step further, raising questions about how our genetic information is being used and who has access to it. The arrest was made…

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Belief in fake cancer causes ‘rife’

Researchers at University College London and the University of Leeds carried out the survey and found that more than 40% wrongly thought that stress and food additives caused cancer. One-third incorrectly believed that electromagnetic frequencies (35%) and eating genetically modified (GM) food (34%) were risk factors, while 19% thought microwave…

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