Opinion

Thank you, Mr Zuckerberg!

Thanks to your data-collecting and data-selling Facebook machine, I'm a happy man.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

India's Aadhaar database and the challenges of reporting it

Why covering the world's largest biometric database comes with huge risks for Indian journalists.

Facebook

What will Congress ask Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg?

Here are the questions the Facebook CEO will likely be asked as he makes his first appearance in Congress.

China

No escape: The fearful life of China's exiled dissidents

Activists, journalists and critics of Chinese leadership and authority tell stories of surveillance and threats abroad.

Facebook

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The scandal so far

As whistle-blower Christopher Wylie appears before UK parliamentarians, Al Jazeera examines the expanding controversy.

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The scandal so far

The Listening Post

Lifting the lid on Facebook's surveillance machinery

A whistle-blower revealed how Facebook enabled politicians to exploit personal data. And India's fatal WhatsApp rumours.

The Listening Post

Chris Wylie, Facebook and the dark side of social media

An insight into the scandal that rocked the social media giant, unveiling its mass surveillance for profit tactics.

Counting the Cost

Facebook and the big data business

A look at the Facebook data breach scandal and how our information is being bought and sold without us knowing.

Facebook

EU to investigate alleged Facebook data breach

Probe comes just days after news broke about the alleged misuse of personal data of 50 million Facebook users.

Social media

'Trump consultants harvested Facebook data of millions'

The New York Times and London Observer find the company illegally used data to craft ads supporting Trump and Brexit.

'Cambridge Analytica harvested data of 50 million Facebook users'

Privacy & Surveillance

UK court rules mass surveillance bill unlawful

Ruling forces UK to scale down Investigatory Powers Act, which allows for mass collection of phone and internet records.

UK court rules mass surveillance bill unlawful

Opinion

When the UK sells spying tools to repressive states

Macedonia is the latest case in which the UK disregards human rights violations to sell its spy tech tools.

Tena Prelec

by Tena Prelec

Tena Prelec

India

India's information war over Aadhaar ID cards

Supreme Court rules government must extend deadline linking cards to personal data as debate over privacy rages on.

Aadhaar: India's information war over ID cards

Privacy & Surveillance

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

More oversight on commercial spyware is needed, says author of new report on how Ethiopia allegedly spies on dissidents.

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

Black Lives Matter

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter

Recently released FBI and DHS documents reveal how the US government sees the movement as a potential threat.

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter