Monday, March 26, 2018

British data protection agency takes center stage in investigating Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data


"LONDON — When Elizabeth Denham became the U.K.’s privacy regulator in 2016, data protection was hardly the hot-button topic it is today.
Fast-forward 18 months, and the world has changed. Denham is now in the eye of a storm over allegations that roughly 50 million Facebook users had personal data harvested without their consent by a British-based researcher connected to Cambridge Analytica, a political research firm with ties to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign..."

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