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NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

WSN looks into students' opinions on Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data collection scandal.

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

AT&T payment plan further erodes privacy

AT&T payment plan further erodes privacy

By Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

AT&T's surcharge of $29 for customers who would like to opt out of targeted ads based on their browsing history is unacceptable and shows a need for federal regulation.

NYU ’18 Facebook group endangers community

NYU ’18 Facebook group endangers community

September 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYU class Facebook groups should recognize they have a public presence online and respect one another.

Student Internet Alliance fosters activism for freedom

Student Internet Alliance fosters activism for freedom

December 10, 2013


Filed under Features

  With so many news headlines revolving around how much privacy the Internet offers users, some students are preparing to defend online privacy. Steinhardt and NYU-Poly senior Alec Foster has created an organization called the Student Internet Alliance, which seeks to advance the digi...