Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: What’s this really about?

So rather than blame technology for election outcomes and call for more regulation, let’s start by seeing this incident for what it is: a university researcher who breached his contract has made it harder for anyone to ever again do good work using data from Facebook public profiles.

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    Essayjaguar.com says:

    On Friday, Facebook announced that it was suspending Cambridge Analytica from the site, which stops the latter buying ads or accessing Facebook data. This appeared to be a pre-emptive response to stories which broke over the weekend in The Observer and The New York Times, of how Cambridge Analytica acquired data on 50 million Facebook users without their consent. https://www.essayjaguar.com/ The stories came from interviews with Christopher Wylie – a whistleblower intimately connected with Cambridge Analytica.

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