Citizen Action Monitor

How Cambridge Analytica, aided by 2 Cambridge University academics, radically changed electioneering

The age of computer-based, propagandized message-shaping to match voter personality types is here to stay. No 2188 Posted by fw, March 23, 2018 “Much of the discussion has been on … Continue reading

March 23, 2018

Facebook’s new Internet.org threatens to become the de facto gatekeeper of the world’s information traffic

Once hooked in, users — and their data — are effectively controlled by Facebook No 1329 Posted by fw, May 10, 2015 “ ‘However they may want to present Internet.org, … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

“Facebook is an attempt to revive corporate control of the Internet”

A guy named Zuckerberg is trying to fool users into believing Facebook is a one-stop portal into all the information they might ever want or need No 975 Posted by … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

U.S. Senator: New Facebook policy “will place users at great risk”

No 134 Posted by fw, March 13, 2011 Echoing the concerns of Eben Moglen — “Centralized services like Facebook can kill you ” — U.S. Senator Al Franken is taking … Continue reading

March 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Eben Moglen: “Centralized services like Facebook can kill you”

No 133 Posted by fw, March 10, 2011 “If we are going to build systems of communication for future politics, we’re going to have to build them under the assumption … Continue reading

March 11, 2011 · Leave a comment