Facebook fined for failure to protect users from Cambridge Analytica
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 () Facebook has been hit with first fine for abuse of data on its platform. On Tuesday, UK watchdog Information Commissioner’s Office announced a preliminary fine of $664,000 for allowing Cambridge Analytica to improperly scrape data about millions of users. The watchdog has imposed the maximum fine applicable, and this opens door for governments and authorities […]
A federal investigation into Facebook's data breach with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened its focus. According to Reuters, the investigation involves three agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission. A Facebook representative said they're "cooperating" with all...
Advocacy group Fair Vote UK is assembling a class action lawsuit against Facebook over its mishandling of people's information. According to Business Insider, Fair Vote has 84 claimants so far, but 1.1..