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Facebook fined £500K for 'serious breaches' of data protection law

Facebook has been fined half a million pounds by the UK's data watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office. The ICO fined Facebook £500,000 ($645,175) for "serious breaches of the data protection law," per the penalty notice.  The
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61 Facebook app developers still had access to users' friends data after 2015

Facebook said that apps' data-scraping days ended in 2015. But that wasn't the end of the story. In 2015, Facebook says it changed the policy that allowed app developers — such as the Cambridge Analytica-affiliated researcher Aleksandr Kogan
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Of course ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers are working on Trump's 2020 campaign

Former Cambridge Analytica (CA) employees are working on Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, according to a new report from the Associated Press (AP).  Because of course they are — it was a winning strategy, after all. Under a new
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The data scientist behind the Cambridge Analytica scandal fires back at Facebook

The scapegoat in Facebook's ongoing data privacy scandal is firing back at the social media giant. Aleksandr Kogan, the relatively unknown scientist who was paid by Cambridge Analytica for data he harvested from more than 87 million Facebook users,
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Scientist at centre of Facebook scandal didn't think data would be used to target voters

The man who helped gather Facebook users' information for Cambridge Analytica claims that he didn't think it'd be used to target voters. Data scientist Aleksandr Kogan, who also goes by the surname of Spectre, told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday