A consensus says that something must be done with the all-powerful tech platforms. But how far do governments go?
What should be done with Facebook – break it up, or regulate it?
Three out of four members of Perth’s social and digital community Social Media Perth believe Facebook will experience a loss of users over the rolling data privacy scandal.
Brian Acton adds his voice to Cambridge Analytica backlash, as US agency said to be investigating social network’s mishandling of data
Non-profit organisation behind Firefox browser announces move after Cambridge Analytica revelations
Information commissioner’s office says high court adjourned hearing into request for urgent warrant to enter offices over data row
The algorithm used in the Facebook data breach trawled though personal data for information on sexual orientation, race, gender – and even intelligence and childhood trauma
Information commissioner calls for more transparency over how individuals’ data is used for political ends