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Facebook accused of violating city campaign finance law in Seattle

The election authority in Seattle says that Facebook has violated city finance laws. Regulations are in place that require the company to reveal who paid for campaign ads on the social network. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission is seeking information about advertising spending for city... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Facebook has announced a new advertising policy which ban ads for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The ban also applies to ICOs because they are "frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices." The social network says that the new policy is a part of a drive to... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strava says military users should opt out of heatmap feature to avoid revealing secret army base locations

Military personal who used the fitness app Strava have unwittingly contributed to revealing the location of secret army bases around the world. Strava published a "heatmap" of global user activity in November, and from this data visualization the location of secret military bases was... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union's general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 -- although the company is pitching it as being part of Data Privacy Day. On top of this, the social network has also... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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