Many European parliamentarians seemed to be left frustrated as two third of 90 minutes spent on questions and they did not get many answers during the testimony of Facebook CEO  #Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg even refuses to answer many questions and promised to submit them in writing. The situation was seen tense in the end when some of the parliamentarians were asking questions and Zuckerberg announced he was leaving.   Time allotted for such serious things seemed to be much less in view of so many issues related to Facebook users. But it was also fact that some of the Parliamentarians were seen over obliged with theRead More →

Chandigarh, May 12 “Militant organisations are active. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Explain it to me. Why can’t we complete the trial?” — a reference to the Mumbai attacks-related trials which have stalled in a Rawalpindi anti-terrorism court” said the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. In an exclusive interview with Dawn newspaper ahead of his rally in Multan on Friday, the former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif said that “It’s absolutely unacceptable. This is exactly what we are struggling for. President Putin has said it. President Xi has said it,” Mr Sharif said.Read More →

If Robert Mercer and Steve Bannon think that shutting down Cambridge Analytica will help them avoid being investigated, they are deluded. If you committed crimes, you will be held to account. If your company helped foreign agents, you will be found out. No one is above the law. — Christopher Wylie (@chrisinsilico) May 3, 2018   Please follow and like us:Read More →

Finally, Cambridge Analytica has decided to shut its operation following Facebook data breach scandal. A spokesman for Cambridge Analytica Clarence Mitchell told  the media today that the media coverage of the issue has driven away virtually all of the company’s customers, suppliers and company no longer viable to continue operating the business. Recently the political consultancy was seriously exposed after the Facebook disclosed that the Cambridge Analytical had misused Facebook 87 million users data during US elections. In addition to it, data of Facebook users of other countries also breached. The News Freedom has done special series highlighting the serious implications of data breach and loopholesRead More →

In a significant development, the UK Digital, Culture and Sports Committee has invited the CEO and founder of the Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to answer 39 questions related to the inquiry into the fake news on May 11. The committee informed that Mike Schroepfer had failed to answer 40 points and the committee was very disappointed. Here are  39 unanswered questions which the Facebook told to answer. Unanswered questions/points for follow up from Mike Schroepfer 1 What is the percentage of sites on the internet on which Facebook tracks users? 2 Did the Internet Research Agency use custom audiences? What targeting tools did the IRA useRead More →

Chandigarh, May 1 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has proposed a strategic tie-up between PDH Chamber of Commerce and the Indo Canadian Business Chamber to boost trade between the two countries. The proposal came during talks with Canadian Consulate General Christopher Gibbins, who called on him here on Tuesday evening, according to an official spokesperson. Gibbins told the CM that Canada was keen to forge strategic business alliances with Punjab in the sectors of Dairy, Animal Sciences, IT, Agriculture and Food Processing, citing Punjab’s proven track record and expertise in these fields. Canada, he said, was keen to exploit the potential of Punjab inRead More →

Gurinder Singh Randhawa I am totally devastated following the suicide blast in Kabul which killed total  36 persons include  10 journalists and injured many others. One of my best friends Shah Marian, popularly known as Amir Shah was the Chief Photographer of AFP. He started as a driver in AFP but began taking pictures as his hobby. He was one of the very few Afghan journalists who continued to operate even during the Taliban rule. He was my first contact and most helpful hand during my two and half years. I cannot hold my tears when I remember the incident in which Shah saved myRead More →