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Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

Phys.org - Wed 11 Jul 18

Facebook is facing its first financial penalty for allowing the data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to forage through the personal data of millions of unknowing Facebook users.

Facebook faces Australia data breach compensation claim

Phys.org - Wed 11 Jul 18

Facebook could face a hefty compensation bill in Australia after a leading litigation funder lodged a complaint with the country's privacy regulator over users' personal data shared with a British ...

Cambridge Analytica: Massachusetts attorney general promises investigation after Facebook suspends data company used by Trump campaign

The Independent - Wed 4 Jul 18

Whistleblower alleges that data from millions of users was harvested in 2014

Facebook facing small but symbolic UK fine over data protection breaches

Reuters Technology - Wed 11 Jul 18

Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge ...

British regulator to fine Facebook over data protection breaches

Reuters Technology - Tue 10 Jul 18

Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed ...

Facebook could face $664,000 U.K. fine, maximum allowed, over Cambridge Analytica

USA today - Tue 10 Jul 18

Facebook faces a preliminary fine of 500,000 pounds, or about $663,000, after a probe by U.K. regulators found that Facebook failed to put in place strong enough privacy measures        

Facebook faces £500,000 fine from UK data watchdog

BBC Technology - Tue 10 Jul 18

The data protection watchdog plans to fine Facebook £500,000 over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

UK’s Information Commissioner will fine Facebook the maximum £500K over Cambridge Analytica breach

TechCrunch - Tue 10 Jul 18

Facebook continues to face fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how user data was stealthily obtained by way of quizzes and then appropriated for other purposes, such ...

Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal

Guardian.co.uk - Tue 10 Jul 18

Firm fined £500k for lack of transparency and failing to protect users’ informationFacebook is to be fined £500,000, the maximum amount possible, for its part in the Cambridge Analytica ...

Facebook may face UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal - CNET

CNET - Tue 10 Jul 18

Social networking giant could be fined $664,000 for failing to protect key user data.

UK issues Facebook maximum fine over Cambridge Analytica

The Verge - Tue 10 Jul 18

United Kingdom regulators slapped Facebook with the maximum possible fine over this year’s Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, several outlets reported Tuesday. The Washington ...

Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags suit over privacy breaches

Reuters Technology - Tue 10 Jul 18

Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc in Australia over its sharing of users' data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. ...

Compensation sought for Australians caught up in Facebook privacy breach

Guardian.co.uk - Tue 10 Jul 18

Mass complaint seeks compensation for ‘unauthorised access’ in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandalLawyers have lodged a mass complaint to Australian privacy authorities on behalf of Facebook ...

Australia's IMF Bentham to fund complaint against Facebook over alleged privacy breach

Reuters Technology - Tue 10 Jul 18

Litigation funding provider IMF Bentham Ltd said on Tuesday it was funding a representative complaint against social networking website Facebook Inc over alleged breaches of the Australian Privacy ...

Australia's IMF Bentham to fund complaint against Facebook over alleged privacy breach, Reuters Technology - Tue 10 Jul 18