Oct 25, 2018

Facebook fined $644,000 Over Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

U.K. Watchdog has recently fined Facebook around $644,000 regarding Cambridge Analytica Data Breach. The Britain's Information Commissioner has slapped Facebook with regards to its behaviour in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

The main reason for this fine is that during the year 2007 to 2014, Facebook was seen processing personal information of users unfairly wherein it gave app developers access to information without their informed consent.

There are allegations from Cambridge Analytica that data of about tens of milions of Facebook accounts are being used to profile voters which in turn help U.S President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.
Read more at time.com
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