Cambridge Analytica-linked Kogan collected Facebook users’ private messages

Cambridge Analytica-linked Kogan collected Facebook users’ private messages

The developer of the quiz app Cambridge Analytica used to collect the data of some 87 million Facebook users also had access to their private messages, according to a warning sent by the social media giant to affected users. Through Aleksandr Kogan’s “This Is Your Digital Life” app, the Cambridge University researcher was able to […]

Us all private eyes paid ‘Russians’ a hundred dollars for robbed NSA sources, but got bad ‘Trump secrets’ they actually didn’t wish to?

Us all private eyes paid ‘Russians’ a hundred dollars for robbed NSA sources, but got bad ‘Trump secrets’ they actually didn’t wish to?

US spies trying to recover their classified hacking tools have been conned by a man they believed was linked to Russian intelligence, who fed them $ 100,000-worth of ‘gossip’ about Trump, according to the NYT and the Intercept. The CIA and NSA were engaged in secret negotiations with a “Russian intermediary” last year in a […]

Leaked Memo Reveals Trump’s Gift to Private Prison Companies

Prison companies that backed Donald Trump during the presidential campaign and gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to his inaugural committee just got another boost from his administration. The Bureau of Prisons will now transfer more inmates from government-run lockups to private facilities, according to a memo sent to department staffers last week, as the […]

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Officials at a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in rural Georgia locked an immigrant detainee in solitary confinement last November as punishment for encouraging fellow detainees to stop working in a labor program that ICE says is strictly voluntary. Shoaib Ahmed, a 24-year-old who immigrated to America to escape political persecution in […]

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

(Reuters) – Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not “bona fide” as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely. The exterior of a Barnes & Noble Booksellers store is […]

Please Respect Private Agreements Mr. President

Please Respect Private Agreements Mr. President

By Liberty Report Staff The NFL has decided not to force their players to stand for the national anthem. A private organization like the NFL can make its own rules and make its own contracts with its players. In a free society, that would be the end of the story. Government has no right to […]