Facebook/Cambridge Analytica was a sale not a breach or hack

Here’s what Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook haven’t said in regards to theĀ Cambridge Analytica data breach of 50 million users.

No one is saying Facebook was hacked, so why call it a breach? The Bergs — Mark and Sheryl Sandberg — sold that user information to Cambridge Analytica. This is the sneaky business model of all social media. Continue reading

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Zuckerberg’s Feb. stock sales should have tipped off market of troubles

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was shocked, Shocked I tell you, that there were people using its data for nefarious reasons, while I documented that he cashed in billions in recent stock sales.

Zuckerberg who is playing the shill, now wants to look at how outside developers — including data-analytics firm Cambridge Analytica — used the vast treasure trove of users data to manipulate allegedly the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

Internet Bill of Rights coming to social media platforms

If we have learned anything coming out of the 2016 presidential election, it is that social media is neither social or media.

While the First Amendment protects Americans against government infringement of free speech, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Snapchat, Instagram and the like have no obligation to protect your rights as a corporation. Continue reading

Disney bounces Sandberg, Dorsey from board seats

On this special Sunday post, I would like to thank the 27 new subscribers to my blog that have signed up over the weekend, Welcome.

A very interesting story broke late Friday night and was missed by many papers. It’s the time of the week when you release news that you do not want to get wide play in the media. Continue reading