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6:50 PM ET, March 24, 2018

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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Tim Cook says that some well-crafted privacy regulations may be necessary; Zuckerberg acknowledged Facebook may need to be regulated in CNN interview this week  —  Apple's CEO says the Cambridge Analytica controversy is “dire”  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook, long an staunch advocate for consumer privacy …
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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
A week after Cambridge Analytica and despite #deletefacebook, Facebook app installs did not drop, no big advertisers quit, and analysts recommend buying the dip  —  As Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal spiraled into chaos this week, a frantic hail of notes from Wall Street analysts …
Andy Kroll / Mother Jones:
Sources on how Cambridge Analytica milked Mercer-backed GOP candidates, including Cruz campaign, which paid $5.8M and compared the firm to a Ponzi scheme  —  1. “I can't stand lying to you every day”  —  In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook has been contacting ad agencies and trade bodies to reassure them that customer data is being protected in light of Cambridge Analytica news  —  Social-media giant plans marketing outreach to reassure users of safety on its platform and prevent more advertisers from dropping out
Hannah Summers / The Guardian:
Eighteen investigators, including some from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office, raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices after search warrant granted  —  Records held by the London-based company to be secured amid allegations it may have illegally acquired data
Matthew Schneier / New York Times:
Bill Cunningham's memoir, discovered posthumously and out in September with Penguin Press, chronicles his love of fashion and career despite family disapproval  —  The beloved fashion and society photographer Bill Cunningham, who worked for The New York Times for nearly 40 years, left behind an enormous archive valued at $1 million.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Tumblr confirms 84 accounts linked to Internet Research Agency and has begun emailing users who interacted with them; accounts were ID'd and deleted last fall  —  Tumblr has confirmed that Kremlin trolls were active on its platform during the 2016 US presidential elections.
Daniel Holloway / Variety:
PBS files countersuit against former host Davis Smiley, providing details about alleged sexual misconduct that led to his show's cancellation  —  PBS on Friday filed a countersuit against former talk-show host Tavis Smiley, seeking $1.9 million in salary and providing detail about the alleged misconduct …
 
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Oleg Matsnev / New York Times:
About two dozen Russian publications vow to curtail coverage of Russian Parliament after ethics commission exonerated a lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
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Ina Fried / Axios:
Craigslist pulls all personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill FOSTA, says any tool or service can be misused and that it can't take such risk