By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 6-26-18
A majority of respondents to a new poll said they don’t trust Facebook with their personal data and an even larger majority say “large internet and technology companies” should be more heavily regulated.
That is according to a national telephone poll of 1,001 registered voters conducted June 11-19, 2018, by the Campaign for Accountability, a nonprofit ethics watchdog group.
Facebook has been under a klieg light in D.C. following Cambridge Analytica’s access to user information and the news that the social media site also shared user data with tech companies, including from China.
The company is also under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission over its compliance with a 2011 consent decree related to its protection, or lack of it, of user data privacy. » Read More