Enforcement officers for the Information Commissioner spent nearly seven hours investigating the London offices of Cambridge Analytica in late March after a High Court judge granted a search warrant Jack Taylor/Getty Images Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, a company closely related to Cambridge Analytica is refusing to hand over data requested by the Information Commissioner's Office, days are getting longer as Earth's rotation slows, unexplained blocks and homophobic adverts affect LGBT+ Y...
NewsPublication Date: 2018-03-27
2:55 p.m. EDT MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: Hi. Good afternoon. Welcome. So you may see some very young, fresh faces in the building today, and that’s because – yes, of course, I’m talking about Michelle here. QUESTION: The new Trump political appointees? MS NAUERT: No, just a little bit younger, Michelle. We have a new A-100 class that started this week, so we’re thrilled to welcome them. They’re not in the room with us here today, but they are here at the State...
NewsPublication Date: 2018-06-06
The bigger picture Google has been in the sights of the E.U. for some time. Last year, Ms. Vestager’s commission levied a record $2.7 billion fine over the company’s shopping comparison service. That didn’t do much to dent Google’s core businesses, but the Android case might be a different matter. But in pursuing a business so core to Google’s future, Ms. Vestager is again taking bold action against one of Silicon Valley’s most powerful titans. (Remember that she ordered Ireland to reclaim ...