Facebook is facing a privacy lawsuit from Australia’s information commissioner over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
More than 300,000 Australians were affected by the when Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm used by both the Trump and Brexit Leave campaigns, violated Facebook policies by collecting the personal data from accounts of 87 million Americans and millions of other users worldwide without their permission.
Australian information commissioner Angelene Falk called out the social media giant’s violation of Australian privacy law by sharing user data – including names, birthdates, friends’ lists, email and messages – via a Cambridge Analytica app.
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