Facebook and Google surveillance is an ‘assault on privacy,’ says Amnesty International

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Facebook and Google’s persistent surveillance of billions of people around the world threatens human rights and free expression, says Amnesty International. In a new report, the NGO argues the companies need to change their business model and stop being reliant on people’s data.

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The Only Recipe For A Data Story You’ll Ever Need

That’s our lead designer, James (out on the town in Nashville with one of our talented developers, Jingwei).
James knows data stories. He appreciates that a data story needs to have beautiful, intuitive visualizations and people-first descriptions. But before James worries about all that, he starts by finding the structure of a story.

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