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FTC sues now-bankrupt Cambridge Analytica over ‘deceptive practices’

25/07/2019

Facebook may have been slapped with a $5 billion fine for its handling of repeated data violations on the platform, but Cambridge Analytica isn’t getting off the hook either. In an administrative complaint, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiated a separate legal action against the controversial data analytics...
Facebook may have been slapped with a $5 billion fine for its handling of repeated data violations on the platform, but Cambridge Analytica isn’t getting off the hook either. In an administrative complaint, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiated a separate legal action against the controversial data analytics firm for deceptively harvesting the personal information of millions of users through a personality app for voter profiling and targeting. In the wake of the data scandal, the company had ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy. The consumer protection agency also said it has settled with former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix… This story continues at The Next Web Facebook may have been slapped with a $5 billion fine for its handling of repeated data violations on the platform, but Cambridge Analytica isn’t getting off the hook either. In an administrative complaint, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiated a separate legal action against the controversial data analytics firm for deceptively harvesting the personal information of millions of users through a personality app for voter profiling and targeting. In the wake of the data scandal, the company had ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy. The consumer protection agency also said it has settled with former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix… This story continues at The Next Web
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