The Great Facebook Leak

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The Great Facebook Leak
This week in Privacy News, we look at the Facebook leak and the fallout surrounding it. We also see another state ban facial recognition, Android takes some steps toward privacy, but the Google group ad targeting is now in beta. We also see some other news that question why we give so much data to big companies.

Supreme Court Rules on Google-Oracle Case
This week in Business News, the Supreme Court finally rules on the Google-Oracle case from a decade ago. Also, Amazon updates its “peeing in bottles” stance, Proton supports more games, and Best Buy has a new program to compete with Amazon Prime. We also finish with some SillyVille News.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.wtvr.com/news/local-news/virginia-lawmakers-unanimously-approve-bill-that-bans-facial-recognition-technology

https://9to5google.com/2021/03/31/installed-android-apps-limit/

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/google-testing-its-controversial-new-ad-targeting-tech-millions-browsers-heres

https://www.zdnet.com/article/sale-of-brazils-state-owned-tech-firms-threatens-citizen-privacy-and-national-sovereignty-study-says/

https://www.stanforddaily.com/2021/04/01/hackers-leak-social-security-numbers-student-data-in-massive-data-breach/

https://www.businessinsider.com/stolen-data-of-533-million-facebook-users-leaked-online-2021-4

https://www.theverge.com/22367727/facebook-data-breach-haveibeenpwned

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-data-leak-idUSKBN2BU2ZY

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/leaked-phone-number-of-mark-zuckerberg-reveals-he-is-on-signal/ar-BB1fjNfL

Business
https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/policy-news-views/our-recent-response-to-representative-pocan

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/the-amazon-union-drive-in-alabama-appears-headed-for-defeat/

https://www.techspot.com/news/89180-mircosoft-edge-user-numbers-keep-growing-firefox-falls.html

https://9to5linux.com/valves-proton-6-3-1-supports-many-new-games-improves-playstation-5-controller-support

https://corporate.bestbuy.com/best-buy-piloting-paid-membership-program-in-select-markets/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/5/22368045/clarence-thomas-social-media-regulation-knight-v-trump

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/supreme-court-sides-with-google-in-api-copyright-battle-with-oracle/

Silly
https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/7/22371590/boston-dynamics-spot-robot-military-exercises-french-army

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/8/22373291/facebook-label-news-feed-page-posts-fan-satire-public-official

https://www.adidas.com/us/adidas-ultraboost-dna-x-lego-plates-shoes/FY7690.html

https://experiments.withgoogle.com/floom

 

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