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Facebook’s data scandal highlights risks of Canada’s weak internet sovereignty

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By Andrew Clement, Contributed to The Globe and Mail, March 25, 2018

Canadians are rightfully troubled by recent news of Cambridge Analytica’s abuse of Facebook data for psychographic profiling and political manipulation. The threats to personal privacy and democratic governance exposed in this case are not an isolated phenomenon, but rather the tip of an iceberg. Alarming as they are, the revelations of Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old Canadian who helped found Cambridge Analytica, pale in comparison with those of another young, brave, conscientious whistleblower. Read More

 

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