SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – It is a project by Facebook Inc. and former chief security officer, Alex, you will make to combat online abuse, has received $5 million from Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, of the University of the Internet astronomical Observatory, said this week.
FILE IMAGE: Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex you will make will give a keynote address at the Black Hat information security conference held in Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo
You will make it, in an interview with Reuters, saying that the pressure is on to Facebook in order to protect the privacy of its users, making it more difficult for you to see and control use of the platform, such as, misinformation, and the election is a failure.
“The ability to do scientific research in what is happening online has never been worse,” he said you will make, which led to Facebook’s research, the Russian intervention in the 2016 presidential election, and Stanford University’s, new internet-survey “observatory” is part of the university’s Cyber Policy Centre.
“What we’re seeing is, everything is encrypted, and everything is locked up and not available to researchers,” he said, referring to the press, on Facebook, after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal-and Europe’s GDPR legislation on the protection of personal data.
Newmark money to help with the funding of a new curriculum for the training and central resources for researchers, including those from machine learning and analytical tools.
“What we have to do is to rebuild the arsenal of democracy,” Newmark, the founder of classifieds site Craigslist, he told Reuters.
A spokesperson from the observatory said that the is currently in negotiations with companies, such as Facebook, Alphabet, Inc., Google, and Twitter to gain access to the data of the user.
You will make, which is to the left on Facebook this past August, called for the power to be given to social media companies, the police and election issues “going crazy.”
“You have to have the Facebooks and the Googles to decide what is, effectively, the election law world,” he said. “But it’s because the governments are not stepping up.”
The cybersecurity expert wants to have a better system for companies to share key intelligence with law enforcement, as well as a law that sets the standards for political advertising, and restrictions on the level of micro-targeting is allowed for advertising.
In March, Facebook announced a shift to a more private and encrypted messages, which critics said would limit Facebook’s ability to police, propaganda and the rule-breaking behavior.
The Federal Trade Commission, the settlement requires Facebook to the board of an independent privacy commission, and the company has agreed to exercise more control over third-party apps.
You will make it said that if it is to be discouraged, Facebook, or other companies see the potential of the risks involved in the research, then it will be a blow to the public’s understanding of the social media technology.
Reporting Elizabeth, Illustrator; editing by John Mitchell and Leslie Adler