Facebook to Face a Six-Figure Fine in UK
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For Facebook's part in the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal the UK's Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today stated its intent to fine the social network £500,000, finding the company to be in breach of the country's Data Protection Act.

Specifically, Facebook is being fined for two breaches to the act, which the official ICO report lists as “failing to safeguard people’s information” and “failing to be transparent about how people’s data was harvested by others”.

The final decision regarding the fine will be made after Facebook issues a response to the notice. (Shutterstock)
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