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Emma’s Diary fined £140,000 over data sale to Labour

Image copyright Lifecycle Marketing Image caption Emma’s Diary offers free products and discount coupons A parenting advice site has been fined £140,000 after it was accused of illegally collecting data and selling it on for use by the Labour Party, which used it to profile new mums. Emma’s Diary gathered ...

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Magic Leap augmented reality headset goes on sale

Image copyright Magic Leap Image caption Magic Leap claims its kit makes the unreal feel real Magic Leap’s much-anticipated augmented reality glasses have gone on sale more than three years after the Florida firm released its first teaser video. The start-up is backed by big names – including Google, Alibaba, ...

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Instagram removed Tommy Robinson account ‘by mistake’

Image caption Robinson’s Instagram profile has now been reinstated The Instagram account of former English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson was removed “in error”, according to the Facebook-owned social network. Robinson was released on bail earlier this month after winning an appeal against a contempt of court finding. On ...

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It’s a fudge – TechCrunch

The number of tech platforms taking action against Alex Jones, the far right InfoWars conspiracy theorist and hate speech preacher, has been rising in recent weeks — with bans or partial bans including from Google, Apple and Facebook. However, as we noted earlier, Twitter is not among them. Although it ...

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