This Article is From Oct 30, 2019

Facebook Agrees To Pay Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal To Britain

The Information Commissioner's Office last year fined Facebook after it said data from at least 1 million British users had been among that harvested by Cambridge Analytica and used for political purposes.

Facebook Agrees To Pay Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal To Britain

Facebook agreed to pay a 500,000 pounds fine for breaches of data protection law.

London:

Facebook on Wednesday agreed to pay a 500,000 pounds fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica, Britain's information regulator said.

The Information Commissioner's Office last year fined Facebook after it said data from at least 1 million British users had been among that harvested by Cambridge Analytica and used for political purposes. On Wednesday the ICO said that in agreeing to pay the fine, Facebook had not made an admission of liability.



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