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Despite Cambridge Analytica and upcoming elections, the govt is still sitting on critical data protection legislation
India

Despite Cambridge Analytica and upcoming elections, the govt is still sitting on critical data protection legislation

With elections less than a month away, fake news and reaching out to voters based on some kind of profiling is a possibility in India

Facebook hasn't done much to reduce data privacy fears post Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Facebook hasn't done much to reduce data privacy fears post Cambridge Analytica scandal

On the promises it did make when it came to the Cambridge Analytica expose, Facebook has made little progress.

Cambridge Analytica data scandal: Timeline of year gone by shows Facebook has a lot to do
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Cambridge Analytica data scandal: Timeline of year gone by shows Facebook has a lot to do

Here's a timeline of events since Cambridge Analytica scandal was first revealed in March 2018.

Facebook apparently knew of Cambridge Analytica's data harvesting since 2016
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Facebook apparently knew of Cambridge Analytica's data harvesting since 2016

Andreessen and Facebook deny claims of being aware about the data harvesting before March 2018.

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in US after it failed to recover from Facebook data scandal
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Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in US after it failed to recover from Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica would close and file for bankruptcy in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal.

Cambridge Analytica declares bankruptcy, is shutting down blaming 'unfairly negative media coverage' over Facebook data scandal
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Cambridge Analytica declares bankruptcy, is shutting down blaming 'unfairly negative media coverage' over Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica, the Trump-affiliated data firm at the center of Facebook's worst privacy scandal in history, is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. The London firm blamed "unfairly negative media coverage" and said it has been "vilified" for actions it says are both legal and widely accepted as part of online advertising.

Cambridge Analytica's former CEO Alexander Nix refuses to testify at upcoming session on fake news in UK
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Cambridge Analytica's former CEO Alexander Nix refuses to testify at upcoming session on fake news in UK

The chair of the British Parliament’s media committee says that Cambridge Analytica's ex CEO, Alexander Nix, says he will no longer testify at a session.

Facebook to notify users if their data was scraped in Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Facebook to notify users if their data was scraped in Cambridge Analytica scandal

The 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica were supposed to get a detailed message on their news feeds starting on Monday. Facebook says more than 70 million of the affected users are in the U.S., though there are over a million each in the Philippines, Indonesia and the U.K.

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower explains his motivations and why privacy is essential to a democracy
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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower explains his motivations and why privacy is essential to a democracy

Christopher Wylie's documents and subsequent revelations placed the spotlight on the frivolity with which user privacy is treated.

Data of 50 million Facebook users still out in the open despite Cambridge Analytica's claim of deleting it: Report
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Data of 50 million Facebook users still out in the open despite Cambridge Analytica's claim of deleting it: Report

Cambridge Analytica has been accused of influencing the result of the United Kingdom's 2016 Brexit referendum and of the 2016 American presidential election

British lawmakers publish written evidence provided by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie
World

British lawmakers publish written evidence provided by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie

A committee of British lawmakers on Thursday published written evidence provided by a whistleblower who says information about 50 million Facebook users ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Cambridge Analytica row: Whistle-blower Christopher Wylie says firm worked with Indian political parties since 2003
India

Cambridge Analytica row: Whistle-blower Christopher Wylie says firm worked with Indian political parties since 2003

Cambridge Analytica (CA) director and whistle-blower Christopher Wylie said that the firm had worked with Indian political parties since 2003.

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower reveals that a Canadian firm built software to profile voters for 2016 US elections
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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower reveals that a Canadian firm built software to profile voters for 2016 US elections

Christopher Wylie gave evidence to a British parliamentary committee over the scandal, minutes after Mark Zuckerberg declined to appear before the legislators.

Mark Zuckerberg plans to testify before US Congress in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Mark Zuckerberg plans to testify before US Congress in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook said the company had received invitations to testify before Congress and that they were talking to legislators.

After Cambridge Analytica whistleblower says Congress hired them for elections, BJP seeks apology from Rahul Gandhi
India

After Cambridge Analytica whistleblower says Congress hired them for elections, BJP seeks apology from Rahul Gandhi

The BJP on Tuesday cited a Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's deposition to claim that the controversial data firm had worked for the Congress

Congress was client, claims Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie; Rahul exposed, says BJP
Politics

Congress was client, claims Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie; Rahul exposed, says BJP

Christopher Wylie was deposing in front of the British Parliament when he named the Congress party saying he believes they employed the firm for some regional elections in India.

After Facebook breaks its silence on Cambridge Analytica data breach its response still falls short and is inadequate at best
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After Facebook breaks its silence on Cambridge Analytica data breach its response still falls short and is inadequate at best

Facebook can be as transparent as they want to now. But the damage is done and Zuckerberg's apology is a clear case of too little too late as there's nothing that can be done to scavenge or improve what's left of the brand's image in the face of both users and investors.

Facebook - Cambridge Analytica fiasco: It's high time Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the issue
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Facebook - Cambridge Analytica fiasco: It's high time Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the issue

At a time when the company's stock value is taking a pounding, one would have expected CEO and co-founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to come out and address the issue head-on

UK authorities start investigating Facebook over data breach with plans to raid Cambridge Analytica
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UK authorities start investigating Facebook over data breach with plans to raid Cambridge Analytica

Elizabeth Denham, the head of Britain’s Information Commission, is seeking a warrant to search the offices of consultancy Cambridge Analytica

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the alleged 'data breach': Here's all you need to know
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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the alleged 'data breach': Here's all you need to know

The most recent of the thorns in Facebook's crown is courtesy the alleged misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica