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Washington DC sues Facebook over data abuse in Cambridge Analytica scandal

Thursday 20 December 2018 | 08:29 CET | News
The attorney general of Washington, DC in the US has launched a suit against Facebook for failing to protect the personal data of users of the social network. The case focuses specifically on the abuse of Facebook data by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica ahead of the 2016 elections in the US. The AG said he is seeking monetary and injunctive relief from the courts, including relief for harmed consumers, damages and penalties.

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