Facebook must provide written guarantees that it would not disclose the transcripts of users’ voice calls to third parties, or else Hungary’s data protection authority (NAIH) will ban the service provider from doing so, NAIH chief Attila Peterfalvi told MTI on Thursday. Continue reading “Authority demands Facebook guarantees to protect users’ privacy”
Finding ways to regulate the excessive power of multinational technology companies will be one of the biggest challenges of the coming decades, Justice Minister Judit Varga said at an event at the Sziget festival on Sunday.
The Medianezo think tank – part of the pro-government Nezopont group – analysed the attributes and activities of the official Facebook pages of Hungarian parties during the campaign of the parliamentary elections on April 8. Continue reading “How the parties performed on Facebook”
Social media sites are also targeted by the election campaign. Wednesday early morning thousands of foreign, fake profiles started to follow the Facebook page of Jobbik’s chairman and prime ministerial candidate Gabor Vona in a coordinated attack, the strongest opposition party announced. Continue reading “Hungarian election campaign raging on Facebook too”