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Cambridge Analytica


Explained: Why is Facebook facing legal action in Australia

March 09, 2020 7:10 pm

In proceedings in the Federal Court, the Australian Information Commissioner alleged Facebook repeatedly breached privacy laws by disclosing user information.

Facebook sued in Australia over Cambridge Analytica scandal

March 09, 2020 1:27 pm

In proceedings lodged in the Federal Court, the Australian Information Commissioner alleges Facebook repeatedly breached privacy laws by disclosing user information to the “This is Your Digital Life” app, according to a statement Monday.

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

October 30, 2019 6:38 pm

The Information Commissioner's Office issued the small but symbolic fine last year after it said data from at least 1 million British users had been among the information harvested by Cambridge Analytica and used for political purposes.

Tamil Nadu govt hits out at Facebook, invokes Cambridge Analytica row

September 13, 2019 4:30 am

The Supreme Court, while agreeing to hear Facebook’s transfer plea on August 20, had allowed Madras High Court to continue hearing the matter but barred it from passing any “effective order...till further orders”.

Facebook tries to downplay documents that it knew about Cambridge Analytica in Sept 2015

August 25, 2019 8:58 am

According to the latest revelation of Facebook's internal correspondence, the company had known about the Cambridge Analytica issue way back in September 2015.

How to deactivate or permanently delete your Facebook account in simple steps

August 01, 2019 8:03 am

Whether you want to be on Facebook or leave the platform entirety is your call. But in case you want to leave, this is how you can delete or deactivate your Facebook account in a few simple steps.

Not so fine

July 16, 2019 1:00 am

Penalty against Facebook is only a crowd-pleaser, leaving directors who pushed dodgy data deals untouched

User data harvesting: CBI seeks more details from Facebook, Cambridge Analytica

March 13, 2019 10:25 pm

The agency officials said the CBI had received responses to its queries from both the companies but it needed more details from them on some specific questions.

Washington DC slaps Facebook with latest suit targeting privacy lapses

December 20, 2018 4:22 pm

The Washington lawsuit alleges that about half of the District of Columbia's roughly 700,000 residents had their Facebook data scooped up by Cambridge Analytica in violation of local laws.

Cambridge Analytica used fashion data to build algorithms to target right-wing voters

November 30, 2018 7:41 pm

Fashion brands were really useful in producing algorithms to find out how people think and how they feel, explained the Cambridge Analytica whistle blower