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Facebook to appeal record GBP 500,000 ICO fine

Thursday 22 November 2018 | 10:46 CET | News
Facebook has confirmed its intention to appeal the record GBP 500,000 fine imposed on the company by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, reports The Guardian.

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