Max Schrems on Taking On Facebook‘They were stupid enough to send me a lot of the data that they shouldn’t have had legally.’ 

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Austrian lawyer and Privacy Activist, Max Schrems spent most of his 20s pursuing Facebook for what he believed was a raft of privacy breaches. And in 2015 – in the Court of Justice of the European Union – he won. He had challenged Facebook’s use of the ‘Safe Harbour’ Agreement between the EU and the US, the transfer of data from the EU to non-EU states. Now, in the wake …

Facebook ‘fake news’ crackdown‘If every site was liable for the content, then e-mail wouldn’t be able to exist, neither would Facebook or Twitter.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Fake news. The term has become so ubiquitous in recent times, it has lost its currency, to a large extent. It’s an accusation thrown around by many to describe news they simply don’t like, of course. And in many respects, it’s just another term for certain type of propaganda that’s been around for thousands of years. The Roman emperor, Octavian, …