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Facebook Faces UK Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

LONDON — Facebook is facing its first financial penalty for allowing the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to forage through the personal data of millions of unknowing Facebook users. The social media giant faces a 500,000-pound ($663,000) fine for ...
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FUSD Trustees Go Slow on Go Schools Advice

Go Public Schools Fresno has authored a report detailing new ways to think about education. On Wednesday (May 23), Fresno Unified trustees offered a Solomonesque solution in a tug-o-war between the group and the district's teachers union. The board voted...

Big Tech Isn’t a Monopoly. Here’s Why.

Public concern about Facebook’s power in society – and in politics – has skyrocketed in the wake of revelations that users’ data was analyzed by a U.K.-based marketing firm and used to construct highly targeted...