As predicted by many commentators, #CambridgeAnalytica is going to escape punishment because all the people involved simply formed a new (but legally separate) company:
By going after companies and not people, it is very difficult to enforce privacy laws.
This is a familiar pattern that commercial con artists use: run up liabilities with one company, then transfer assets to a new company. If they get caught, they simply do it again, and it's legal.
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@prismo Prismo: Federated open source alternative to Reddit, in development.
@kevinbeynon Libreture: eBook storage site and comprehensive list of non-DRM eBook publishers.
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"Do not track" is without real protection Show more
#Tech, #privacy: “Do Not Track” is like spray-on sunscreen, a product that makes you feel safe while doing little to actually protect you. https://gizmodo.com/do-not-track-the-privacy-tool-used-by-millions-of-peop-1828868324
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