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My data has harvested, sold by Cambridge Analytica, says Mark Zuckerberg

My data has harvested, sold by Cambridge Analytica, says Mark Zuckerberg

On average, how many data points does Facebook have on each Facebook user? "There is a problem that you can't actually own digital information, at least under Canadian law". In Sri Lanka, alleged inaction by Facebook in the face of the spread of anti-Muslim hate speech even led the government to temporarily block the website in March.


Several cited for drugs after police respond to loud party

Several cited for drugs after police respond to loud party

In a Facebook post , local police instructed residents to "check your porches, under your decks, in garages or sheds, and any other place a person could easily hide". Relatives told the news station that Douglas was a widower and had no children. According to neighbors, a pastor lived inside the home. It's not immediately known whether Douglas died from natural causes or fell victim to homicide.


Ecuador's president leaves summit amid hostage crisis

Ecuador's president leaves summit amid hostage crisis

After the deadline expired, Moreno said that "it has been confirmed that these criminals never had the intention of delivering them safe and sound". Late Thursday, a visibly emotional Moreno had issued an ultimatum to the kidnappers after his government received photos from a Colombian TV station suggesting the three were dead.


Alfie Evans' family launch new legal challenge

Alfie Evans' family launch new legal challenge

Pointing to documents in a Facebook video filmed Thursday night from Baby Alfie's bedside, Mr. Evans said : "I have the documentation that says I have a right to take my son out of the hospital..." His parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, want to take Alfie to Rome so he can remain on life support where a neurologist can assess his condition, seeking new diagnoses and treatment options.


Castro announces $22.4 million in new funding for School District 46

Castro announces $22.4 million in new funding for School District 46

The school board has 30 days to appoint a new member, Bos said. She argued her school needs more funding and resources to help young people succeed. "We are dealing with trying to correct the deficit". She said she did not want to see programming hurt for the students. Steere argued at the time that the recommended changes would mean excessive pay hikes for some employees and cost taxpayers too much.