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Facebook facing UK legal action over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Thursday 29 October 2020 | 14:07 CET | News
Facebook is facing a mass legal action in the UK over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, reports BBC News.

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Companies: Facebook / Google
Countries: United Kingdom
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