Former Facebook and Google workers launch campaign to fight tech addiction

Campaign to highlights potential harm of digital platforms and social media on young people, alongside a call to regulate tech companies

Reformed techies have united to launch a campaign to put pressure on technology companies to make their products less addictive and manipulative.

“Truth About Tech” is the brainchild of the Center for Humane Technology, a group of former Facebook and Google employees dedicated to “reversing the digital attention crisis and re-aligning technology with humanity’s best interests” and is funded by Common Sense, a not-for-profit that promotes safe technology and media for children.

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Every NHS trust tested for cybersecurity has failed, officials admit

Assessments after WannaCry attack reveal vulnerabilities across whole of health system

Every NHS trust assessed for cyber security vulnerabilities has failed to meet the standard required, civil servants have said for the first time.

In a parliamentary hearing on the WannaCry attack which disrupted parts of the NHS last year, Department of Health (DoH) officials said all 200 trusts had failed, despite increases in security provision.

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