Business > Tech

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday .
In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU laws, experts say.
The social network says it unintentionally collected the contacts and is now deleting them.
It is already under investigation by US regulator the FTC for potentially violating a consent decree.
Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, and experts say that in doing so the company may have violated American and European Union laws.
On Wednesday, Business Insider...
Read more ...

 

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without consent

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without consent

1 month ago   |   By KSBW

It's the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tech  


Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a...

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival

Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal... Read more ...

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

After finishing well out of the money in the Kentucky Derby from the No. 1 post, War of Will charged to victory after again starting from the rail Saturday. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in round 1, sends violent...

Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in round 1, sends violent message to Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder knocked out Dominic Breazeale in a single round. Wilder's win sent a violent message to the rest of the heavyweight division, but particularly to his main rival... Read more ...

A Republican congressman says Trump has 'engaged in impeachable conduct'

A Republican congressman says Trump has 'engaged in impeachable conduct'

Republican Rep. Justin Amash called for President Donald Trump's impeachment on Saturday and accused Attorney General William Barr of misrepresenting the Russia investigation... Read more ...

Someone hacked into the USGA database to post some unflattering golf scores...

Someone hacked into the USGA database to post some unflattering golf scores on Trump's account

Hackers recorded some rather unflattering golf scores of President Trump to the USGA-administered GHIN handicap system on Friday, Golfweek reported. The scores were 101, 100... Read more ...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. Strache, of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, called the taping a "targeted... Read more ...

For One U.S. Bike-Maker, Tariffs Are A Mixed Bag

For One U.S. Bike-Maker, Tariffs Are A Mixed Bag

Detroit Bikes, a rare domestic maker of bicycles, could see business increase as a result of increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese bikes. But imported parts it relies on are also... Read more ...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their fourth child Psalm West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their fourth child Psalm West

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate on Friday , May 10. The couple posted a photo of their newborn son along with his name: Psalm... Read more ...

Maximum Security's owner makes $20 million challenge to several Kentucky...

Maximum Security's owner makes $20 million challenge to several Kentucky Derby racers

The owner of disqualified Kentucky Derby horse Maximum Security is putting up $20 million of his own money if any of the four horses who finished ahead of him at Churchill... Read more ...

Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just...

Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just weeks after he urged Trump to fire Kirstjen Nielsen. The new acting secretary shut him down

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller attempted to pick his own candidate to lead US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and ended up bristling the acting Homeland Security... Read more ...