Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg Sued By DC AG Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Four years later, and Washington DC Attorney General decides to sue Mark Zuckerberg personally over Cambridge Analytica scandal

1 month ago

One Million Brits Sue Facebook For Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Over two years since it happened, and Facebook is still facing legal consequences of Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal

2 years ago

Cambridge Analytica Not Involved In Brexit Vote, Watchdog Concludes

Investigation by the Information Commissioner's Office of Cambridge Analytica concludes it was not involved in 2016's EU referendum

2 years ago

Facebook Agrees To Pay ICO Cambridge Analytica Fine

“That will be £500,000” please Mr Zuckerberg”, as ICO reveals Facebook has agreed to pay Cambridge Analytica fine

3 years ago

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Faces Intense Scrutiny From Congress

Zuckerberg goes to Congress to answer questions about Libra, but is tackled about privacy, free speech and political ads

3 years ago

Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps

Social network says probe has addressed 'millions' of apps so far, as company seeks to repair its image in wake…

3 years ago

Facebook Fined $5bn Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

But FTC refrains from imposing strict limits on Facebook's data practices, adding to criticism that the penalty is a slap…

3 years ago

Google ‘Set To Roll Out’ Ad Tracker Blocking In Chrome

The move could help Google improve its privacy image – while at the same time giving it an advantage over…

3 years ago

Facebook Privacy Settlement To Include Federal Oversight – Report

Facebook reportedly faces having a federal privacy official on its board, as part of settlement deal with FTC

3 years ago

Cambridge Analytica Parent Fined £15,000 Over Data Refusal

SCL Elections had argued that a US citizen had no more right to request data held on him 'than a…

3 years ago

Parliament May Release Seized Facebook Documents Next Week

MP Damian Collins said the internal documents are to be released once they have been stripped of personal information, amidst…

4 years ago

Facebook Documents Seized By British Parliament

Playing hardball. MPs use rare parliamentary powers to seize documents after Zuckerberg refuses to testify

4 years ago

Facebook Appeals Cambridge Analytica Fine

Firm claims £500,000 fine is unjustified, as it disputes UK regulator fine over data breach

4 years ago

Information Commissioner Calls For Regulation Of Social Media

A new regulatory body is needed to police social media firms' 'very disturbing' use of personal data for political purposes,…

4 years ago

British, Canadian Parliaments Join Forces To Put Pressure On Zuckerberg

The two parliaments are to hold a joint session on misinformation at the end of November, and are eager for…

4 years ago

UK Data Complaints Double Under GDPR

New figures show the Information Commissioner's Office swamped with reports from individuals and companies alike

4 years ago

Apple Defends Privacy Practices To US Lawmakers

Apple insists it is 'radically different' on privacy from the likes of Google and Facebook, but not all are convinced

4 years ago

European Parliament Votes To Suspend Privacy Shield

The data-sharing agreement could be put on hold from 1 September if the Trump administration continues to delay compliance

4 years ago

Facebook Investigates Crimson Hexagon After Surveillance Allegation

Facebook temporarily suspends another data analytics firm over data policy concerns

4 years ago

Facebook Fined £500,000 Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

British data watchdog slaps Facebook with maximum possible fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

4 years ago

Latest US Probe Focuses On Facebook’s Statements In Data Scandal

The SEC's investigation into Facebook's data policies joins those of the FBI, the FTC and the Justice Department

4 years ago

Facebook To Require Labels For Targeted Ads

Advertisers must now tell users when they've been targeted using information from a third-party data broker

4 years ago

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Nix Grilled By MPs

Alexander Nix admits obtaining Facebook data from Cambridge researcher in testy exchanges with MPs

4 years ago

Zuckerberg Fails To Impress At European Parliament

MEPs reportedly left underwhelmed after Facebook's CEO long-awaited appearance at 'rambling' EU meeting

4 years ago

Zuckerberg’s Tuesday Meeting With EU To Be Live Broadcast

Anger at closed-door meeting results in revised decision to live broadcast Mark Zuckerberg's visit with EU parliament

4 years ago

Zuckerberg Says Yes To EU Parliament Appearance, But No To UK

The Facebook chief executive says he will appear before the European Parliament, but won't come to the UK

4 years ago

Parliament Says Facebook Answers Not Good Enough

Facebook reveals it tracked users with more than 10 million social plug-ins on third-party sites

4 years ago

Cambridge Analytica ‘Retained Facebook Data Derivatives’

Defunct company covered up its use of valuable predictive models drawn from Facebook information, claims report

4 years ago

Cambridge Analytica Shuts Down Over Data Scandal Fallout

The consultancy said negative publicity has made it impossible to continue doing business

4 years ago

Facebook To Clearly Label Political Ads

Pledge comes as social network's tech boss is grilled by committee of British MPs

4 years ago