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Italy's Agcom asks Facebook for clarification on data use

Wednesday 21 March 2018 | 10:42 CET | News
Italian watchdog Agcom has become the latest regulator to request information from Facebook on use of data analytics for political communication by third parties. Recent revelations that Facebook user data had been co-opted by Cambridge Analytica to influence elections in the US, prompted Agcom to issue a specific request to Facebook to clarify the way in which it allows third party apps to gain access to user data for the purposes of creating targeted political advertising.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Agcom / Facebook
Countries: Italy
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