Facebook agrees to pay Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook agrees to pay Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook has agreed to pay a $644,000 fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The Information Commissioner’s Office said that in dropping its appeal and agreeing to pay the fine, Facebook had not made an admission of liability. Facebook said it was pleased to have reached a settlement.

KCooper
KCooper
Lead Zeppelin
Lead Zeppelin 6 months

$644,000 is petty cash for Facebook...

david dindu
david dindu 6 months

didnt the obama campaign use a similar strategy ?

CoLpOeSnED
CoLpOeSnED 6 months

wow... wonder how much he made from this deal

Wholly
Wholly 6 months

Isn't the paying of the fine admission of SOME liability?

pseudo
pseudo 6 months

That's chump change. They measure revenue in multiple billions...

Mitchell
Mitchell 6 months

Right on.

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