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Facebook Faces Probe by Australia over Data Misuse

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Facebook’s woes as a result of the Cambridge Analytica scandal are not going away anytime soon. The Office of the Australian Information Commission (OAIC) has announced that it will conduct an inquiry into the misuse of the personal data of millions of Facebook users by the political consulting company. “I have opened a formal investigation into Facebook, following confirmation from …

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Tim Cook Deposition Date Set for June 27

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Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook will give a deposition on June 27 in relation to a countersuit filed by Qualcomm. The deposition date was contained in a court filing dated April 4. Cook’s deposition is the latest move in the messy legal row between the two tech giants, Mashable noted. $1 Billion Lawsuit Apple slapped Qualcomm with a $1 …

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Cambridge Analytica Accessed Data on 87M Users

Cambridge Analytica

Political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica accessed personal data on 87 million people in 2014, according to a Facebook executive. Earlier reports had said that the company accessed info on 50 million users of the social network. In a post, Mike Schroepfer, chief technology officer of the social network, said: “We believe the Facebook information of up to 87 million …

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