Facebook gets maximum fine for the catastrophic Cambridge Analytica data breach

  • Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($645,000) by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office for the Cambridge Analytica data breach.
  • It is the maximum possible fine available to the British watchdog, but would have been much higher had Europe’s GDPR rules been in force when the breach took place.
  • Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said Facebook “should have known better and it should have done better.”

Check out the source article on Business insider here.

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