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Tech must be treated like tobacco – Facebook whistleblower

Mar 11, 2020 - 6:56 PM

Despite Facebook being fined $5 billion in the US last year for 'deceiving' users about keeping their information safe, Christopher Wylie says the world has yet to wake up to the consequences of the scandal

CHRISTOPHER WYLIE. Canadian whistleblower Christopher Wylie poses in Paris, on March 9, 2020. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie

Sep 12, 2019 - 8:54 PM

Wylie says the Philippines and other countries in the global south were perfect places for Cambridge Analytica to experiment with tactics and technology

Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not – whistleblower

Dec 02, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for Facebook to be regulated. He is scathing about Facebook's 'man-child' chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and the arrogance of the company he runs.

CHRISTOPHER WYLIE. Cambridge Analytica former employee and whistleblower Christopher Wylie testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Cambridge Analytica and data privacy in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on May 16, 2018. File photo by Mandel NGAN/AFP

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower calls for online regulation

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:11 AM

'Why is it we can regulate nuclear power, but we can't regulate code?' says Christopher Wylie, a former director of research at the now-defunct data consultancy

WHISTLEBLOWER. In this file photo, Cambridge Analytica former employee and whistleblower Christopher Wylie testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Cambridge Analytica and data privacy in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on May 16, 2018. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP


U.S. Justice Department, FBI probing Cambridge Analytica – report

May 16, 2018 - 10:32 AM

The probe appears to focus on Cambridge Analytica's finances and how it obtained and used personal data from Facebook

FACEBOOK DATA SCANDAL. A view of 597 Park Avenue, where the New York City office of Cambridge Analytica is on the 7th floor, May 2, 2018 in New York City. The data firm announced it is shutting down following disclosures about its use of Facebook data. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook suspends Trump's data analysis firm for rules violations

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:17 PM

Facebook says a third-party app passed Facebook data to Cambridge Analytica, Trump's election campaign data analysis firm, thus leading to the suspension

FACEBOOK. This February 25, 2013 photo taken in Washington, DC, shows the splash page for the Internet social media giant Facebook. File photo by Karen Bleier/AFP