UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach – Tech News

The building housing the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London, Britain. — Reuters

LONDON: Britain is investigating whether or not the political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information about 50 million Denham is seeking a (19659002) Facebook shares closed down nearly 7% on March 19, wiping nearly US $ 40bil (RM156.64bil) off its market value as investors worried that new legislation could damage the company's business and hurt its appeal to users.

The investigation of Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were part of a wider trial into the use of personal data, said Denham, who is tasked with enforcing Britain's data protection laws.

“We are looking at wh ether or not Facebook secured and safeguarded personal information on the platform and whether or not they were informed by BBC Radio.

Denham said she would investigate Facebook had met its data protection obligations.

Cambridge Analytica denies media reports that it misused data, and says it deleted all Facebook – Reuters

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