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Facebook's Data Scandal and You

For years, Facebook has collected personal information in order to direct advertising to consumers. But a recent scandal with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which was able to collect this data, has raised huge concerns and a Congressional inquiry. 

GUESTS:

  • Leah Plunkett - Associate professor of legal skills and member of the leadership team at UNH School of Law; also fellow with the Youth & Media team at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. She is also founder of the Youth Law Project at New Hampshire Legal Assistance.
  • Anton Kaska - Senior technology security executive, with more than a decade of experience in cyber security. 

Related Reading:

"The law that made Facebook what it is today," from PBS News. 

"Facebook is facing an existential crisis," from CNN. 

"Do Parents Invade Children's Privacy When They Post Photos Online?" from NPR. 

"'Pause before you post': How to share your kids' photos safely online," from Today. 

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