Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws


“The documents, which have been seen by the Observer and Computer Weekly , reveal a secretive global lobbying operation targeting hundreds of legislators and regulators in an attempt to procure influence across the world, including in the UK, US, Canada, India, Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia and all 28 states of the EU.”

Also worth reading the longer article on Computer Weekly. (The headline and opening focuses more on George Osborne, which is a bit Brit-centric, but there’s much more in there…)