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Facebook Scolds Canada

Canadian regulators said that Facebook’s weak privacy protection was to blame for millions of users’ data being exposed. Canadian privacy commissionaire said that Facebook broke national and provincial regulations when it came to sharing user data with third parties. Facebook flat-out refused to agree with the Canadian government’s legal findings and refused audits of its … Continue reading Facebook Scolds Canada

Canadian Govt Eyes Regulating Facebook, Other Tech

The Canadian government said it might start regulating social media and other tech companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Twitter in Canada soon. Minister of Democratic Institutions, Karina Gould, mentioned that she thinks that Canadians are fed up with tech giants and want the government to do something about it. Gould’s announcement is coincided with … Continue reading Canadian Govt Eyes Regulating Facebook, Other Tech

Canadian Official Wants to Break Up Facebook

Facebook ruled out advice about anti-trust regulations from nine governments at meeting in the UK. Mark Zuckerberg declined to attend a meeting instead sending Facebook’s VP. Charlie Angus, member of Canadian House of Commons, exchanged a fierce debate with Facebook’s VP, Richard Allan, saying among other things: “The problem is Facebook. The days of the Wild … Continue reading Canadian Official Wants to Break Up Facebook

Facebook Canada to Fight Fake News

Facebook Canada announced this week that it will be fighting fake news on its platform. The initiative will be part of Facebook’s Elections Integrity Initiative, in collaboration with Agence France-Presse. Each piece of news will be reviewed in English and French and rated according to its accuracy. Facebook is trying to shake off its image as fake … Continue reading Facebook Canada to Fight Fake News

Canadian Govt is Picking Fight with Facebook, Netflix, others

The federal liberal government is warning technology media companies in Canada to play nice and add Canadian content ASAP or else. The government announced that they will take 18 months to study how they can force tech companies operating in Canada to add more Canadian content without any cost to Canadians. Meaning at least for … Continue reading Canadian Govt is Picking Fight with Facebook, Netflix, others

5 Most Bizarre Questions Congress Asked Zuckerberg

Facebook has been in a hot seat recently due to exposure of between 50 million and 87 million Facebook user profiles without the users’ consent. Mark did a good job last few days showing up at US congress and answering most of their questions. Facebook stock regained over $30 billion back. Facebook had important questions … Continue reading 5 Most Bizarre Questions Congress Asked Zuckerberg

See What Facebook Knows About You

Whether you love it or hate it, Facebook is here to stay. With recent controversy of Facebook selling user data – it is mind boggling how much Internet knows about us and that info is not going away anywhere soon either. But it is probably a good idea to review what companies like Facebook know … Continue reading See What Facebook Knows About You