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Marama Whyte

Marama Whyte

Marama Whyte is a writer and historian based in Sydney. She is completing a PhD in U.S. women's history at the University of Sydney and was a 2018–2019 Endeavour Scholar at New York University. She has published in The Washington Post, The Conversation, and History Today.

Marama Whyte reviews 'The face that launched a thousand lawsuits: The American women who forged a right to privacy' by Jessica Lake

May 2018, no. 401 13 April 2018
Privacy is having its moment. Google users have unknowingly permitted the corporation to track their every movement and record every web search, YouTube video watched, and more. Facebook allowed data to be collected from users and their friends via a third-party application, which were then used by data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica to target Trump voters with ‘fake news’ in the 2016 US p ... (read more)