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The New Military-Industrial Complex of Big Data Psy-Ops Voter Information, Psychological Warfare, Voter Registration, Company Work, Constitutional Rights, 2016 Presidential Election, African Countries, Data Collection

The New Military-Industrial Complex of Big Data Psy-Ops

Once Cambridge Analytica and SCL had won contracts with the State Department and were pitching to the Pentagon, the whistleblower Christopher Wylie became alarmed that this illegally-obtained data had ended up at the heart of government, along with the contractors who might abuse it. This apparently bizarre intersection of research on topics like love and kindness with defense and intelligence interests is not, in fact, particularly unusual. It is typical of the kind of dual-use research…

EU Kids Online Keep My Fingers Crossed, Communication Department, Safe Internet, Grant Application, Data Collection, Political Science, Research Projects, Citizenship, Kids Online

Giovanna Mascheroni

Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Media and Communication Department of Communication Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy Personal website What are you currently working on? I am currently working on a comparative research project on the domestication of Internet-connected robotic toys, which is funded by the Australian…

Florida GOP Leader Will Introduce Bill to Fight Social Media Censorship 11 Avril, Political Ads, Social Media Company, Opinion Piece, Corporate America, Balance, Internet, New York Post, Federal

Mark Zuckerberg calls for global new regulations on social media

Mark Zuckerberg has called for tech companies to be more strictly regulated across the world, laying out the most detailed vision yet of how Facebook believes it should be governed.

Social Media and Social Control: How Silicon Valley Serves the US State Department - Citizen Truth Edward Snowden, Facebook Messenger, Software, Old Facebook, Social Networks, Social Media, Social Control, Online Digital Marketing, Socialism

Can the Internet be saved?

News that Cambridge Analytica exploited the huge cache of Facebook user data, and that Facebook elevated commercial interests above user safety, (...)