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Facebook’s parent company, Meta, on Thursday announced plans to open an $800 million data center in Central Texas. The nearly 900,000-square-foot center will be located in Temple, an hour north of Austin, and is set to begin construction this spring. Meta said it is expecting up to 1,250 construction workers to help build the center […]

Sunday 06 February 2022 9:00 am Facebook considers pulling out of Europe if its data transfer options are further restricted If Meta is not given the option to transfer, store and process data from its European users on US-based servers, Facebook and Instagram may be shut down across Europe, the social media giants’ owner reportedly […]

* Digital lending apps mushroom in the East African nation * Scant regulation seen permitting data abuse, debt shaming * Government moves to regulate loan apps to curb data violations By Nita Bhalla and Dominic Kirui The 14 days given to John Bigingi to repay a loan of 8,200 Kenyan Shillings ($72) had barely lapsed […]

Last month, a small bipartisan group of senators introduced the Platform Accountability and Transparency Act (PATA) to compel social media giants to share data with researchers. It should become law as soon as possible, though I have my doubts it will. PATA would establish an office within the FTC to facilitate researchers access to platform […]