Things are quickly going from bad to worse for Facebook. The world’s leading social media platform is under fire from many angles. Despite their outspoken attitude toward cryptocurrencies, it has become evident they approved fake ICO advertisements using the name and image of Martin Lewis. More Legal Trouble for Facebook Over the past few months, things […]
EU’s new data privacy laws may have opposite of intended effect, some say #NEWS
Martin Lewis, a British personal finance writer, is suing Facebook for allowing his likeness to be used in scammers’ advertisements on the platform.
MIT thinks that a Federal Reserve-backed coin, a Facebook BTC takeover, or the multiplication of altcoins could be ways to take BTC down. #NEWS
Martin Lewis, a financial journalist and consumer finance expert, is set to file a lawsuit against Facebook for defamation related to scammy cryptocurrency ads. #NEWS
In a world where knowledge is power, your personal data is constantly being sold to marketing companies and contributing to statistics used for research and product development. Google and Facebook, for example, are constantly profiling you behind the scenes, using your data to make targeted adverts more effective. Did you know you could download your […]
Financial authorities in Macau have issued a warning over possible ‘fraud and criminal activities’ in relation to a cryptocurrency firm backed by a former gangster. The warning comes following revelations that Macau Dragon Group, a firm associated with ‘Broken Tooth’ Wan Kuok-koi, employed the British company Cambridge Analytica, to promote its token, Dragon Coin, a… […]
Last year, Cambridge Analytica was developing plans to raise money by issuing a digital currency and accompanying initial coin offering (ICO) before the firm became entangled in a scandal surrounding the misuse of Facebook users’ personal data, according to sources who spoke with Reuters. The British data analytics consultancy was looking to raise as much as… […]
Crypto winter? What crypto winter! The exchange arguably most responsible for onboarding bitcoin investors, Coinbase, has not allowed sour price levels to keep them complacent, conservative. Instead, they’ve maintained a breakneck pace, forming a venture capital fund, hiring top executive talent, and now they’re gobbling up competitors such as Cipher Browser. Also read: Russian Court Bans […]
Facebook wants to limit your choices, but don’t be surprised: that’s how they usually are. #ANALYSIS
Even though Facebook is taking an aggressive stance toward cryptocurrencies and ICOs, news feeds are still clogged up with related content. For users who want to get rid of most of the shilling on social media, the Social Fixer tool is certainly worth checking out. It doesn’t just apply to cryptocurrency content either, as users […]
Russian security services ordered Telegram to hand over access to encrypted user messages, but the messaging application (app) refused. Founder Pavel Durov didn’t bother to send lawyers to Moscow’s Tagansky court in response, and the court dutifully ruled against his company, taking less than 20 minutes in decreeing an immediate ban. Also read: CBS’s NCIS Los […]
The cryptocurrency exchange’s hiring spree continues with the naming of a new vice president of communications.
Blockchain has the potential to give the public greater control over their data – and help them earn money whenever their information is used #EXPLAINED
What’s the reason behind the worst stock market Q2 start since Great Depression? #FOLLOW_UP