Study: Russian Twitter bots sent 45k Brexit tweets close to vote – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch To what extent — and how successfully — did Russian backed agents use social media to influence the UK’s Brexit vote? Yesterday Facebook admitted it had linked some Russian accounts to Brexit-related ad […]

Crunch Report | Facebook admits Russian meddling in Brexit – TechCrunch

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EU states’ data retention laws still violating privacy rights, report warns – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Two legal judgements at the highest level in Europe in recent years have reaffirmed that all Member States’ data retention regimes must comply with core principles of legality, necessity, and proportionality in […]

83North closes $250M fourth fund focused on European, Israeli startups – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch European VC firm 83North (formerly Greylock IL), which since 2008 has focused on backing startups in Europe and Israel, has closed its fourth fund — taking $250M in a raise that it says was both […]

Cognitiv+ is using AI for contract analysis and tracking – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Another legal tech startup coming out of the UK: Cognitiv+ is applying artificial intelligence to automate contract analysis and management, offering businesses a way to automate staying on top of legal risks, obligations […]