Facebook’s privacy PR implosion began on Friday, March 17th, when the company tried to pre-empt forthcoming reports in The New York Times and the Guardian by announcing that it had banned a political consulting firm named Cambridge Analytica for misappropriating Facebook user data on some 50 million people. Just hours before that announcement went out, David Carroll had filed legal papers in Britain to find out just what, exactly, Cambridge Analytica knew about him.
David Carroll (@profcarroll) professor of media design at Parsons, preparing to sue Cambridge Analytica in Britain, raising funds for that suit here.
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