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Facebook facing criminal sanctions in Indonesia over data breach

Friday 6 April 2018 | 09:10 CET | News
Facebook is facing potential criminal sanctions in Indonesia on grounds of privacy breaches following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, reports Bloomberg. The country's communications minister Rudiantara has asked police chief Tito Karnavian to investigate the breach after Facebook disclosed that the personal information of more than 1 million Indonesian Facebook users could have been obtained by Cambridge Analytica. The minister has previously threatened to shut down the social network over the matter while Facebook employees in the country could also face up to 12 years in jail and hefty

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