Observers say Russian safe harbour provisions that normally protect companies from liability issues arising from hosted content may not apply to Google and Facebook’s alleged serving of political adverts during a campaigning ban.
Another party has joined the Electronic Privacy Information Center in opposing the proposed $5 billion settlement agreement between the US Federal Trade Commission and Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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Brazil’s strongman president Jair Bolsonaro has used his first year in office to stuff the government with military types. Observers fret the country’s first data protection agency awaits the same fate.
The US legal system rarely holds third-party IT and cybersecurity providers liable for data breaches, but experts say that could – and perhaps should – change in the near future.
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