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Facebook & Cambridge Analytica – comments of our privacy experts

Since last week, the abuse of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica is the topic in all media. On the one hand, it is hardly surprising that data from Facebook was used to influence political processes. After all, the data is the foundation of Facebook's business model. On the other hand, the extent of trading user data also from other apps is now becoming clear to many. Our data protection experts Dr. Libby Bishop and Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda commented in various interviews on existing and desirable international data protection rules and their compliance:

Dr. Libby Bishop (GESIS & UK Data) on March 20, 2018 in BBC News: https://youtu.be/H-BTjT-wG3s

Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda on March 22, 2108 in  HR2 Kultur „Der Tag" [in German]: http://www.hr2.de/gespraech/der-tag/podcast-der-tag/podcast-episode23502.html

Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda on March 24, 2018, in WDR5 Morgenecho [in German]: https://www1.wdr.de/mediathek/audio/wdr5/wdr5-morgenecho-interview/audio-bedrohen-sozialen-medien-die-demokratie-100.html