Henry Farrell is associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He works on a variety of topics, including trust, the politics of the Internet and international and comparative political economy. In addition to his academic work, he has written for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Financial Times, Democracy, the Washington Monthly and The American Prospect as well as other publications. He is on Twitter at @henryfarrell.
New legal cases may strike at the heart of Facebook's business model. Privacy activist Max Schrems and his new organization NOYB (None of Your Business) have used the privacy law to launch four major court cases against Facebook and its subsidiaries.