Ill-Heeded Wake-Up Call: Ray Brescia Recaps Cambridge Analytica/Facebook 2016 Data Breach and Warns of Current Threat to 2020 Election Integrity

Ray authored a piece for the Future of Change blog urging vigilant data privacy protection and warning against federal police tactics employed in Portland protests as harbingers of voter intimidation for the upcoming election (“Portland, Polling Places, and Privacy: Digital Insecurity and Threats to Democracy,” July 20). “Despite efforts to provide data transparency through such initiatives as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and states like California strengthening their respective privacy regulations, we face a looming election not much better prepared or protected than we were in 2016.”