As a parody on a passage in the “Good Book”, “What profit a man when he gaineth access to social media but loses his privacy?”
On Tuesday, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) and the Stanford Cyber Initiative hosted a discussion on the governmental consequences of technological developments with two CASBS fellows, Stanford Law Professor Nate Persily and Carrie Cihak, Chief of Policy in King County, Washington. A recurring theme throughout the lecture was the difficulty…
“Stanford Analytica” trended on social media Tuesday afternoon as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress on the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach and fielded questions about data mining startup Palantir. But what does Stanford or Palantir have to do with Facebook’s data disaster?
Amanda Rizkalla argues that Facebook’s expansion and indispensability in our lives is part of what makes it so challenging to decide where to limit it.