Cambridge Antaletica Scandal: Facebook Faces First Crime
The United Kingdom (Monitoring Desk) was facing embarrassment due to the Cambridge Anatetic scandal used by millions of users to use personal data a few months ago and now the social networking website on this issue censed the sentence for the first time. Went away The British government sentenced to $ 6.66 million to the penalty on the Cambridge Antaletica scandal. And because of this it was not supposed to protect users’ information. The British government’s investigator of the scandal announced the sentence of felicitations
The maximum amount of penalty could be done, was announced. By the way, this penalty is nothing for Facebook because it earns so much in every 7 minutes, but it can be called a starting point of reference to the company’s privacy scandal. Due to this scandal, Facebook’s credibility was severely affected, shares prices showed significant decline, while Mark Zuckerberg had to appear before American lawmakers. Cambridge Antaletica, a British company, during the U.S. presidential election of 2016, rich Republican donors was funded by the Donald Trump’s election campaign. According to Facebook, the company has illegally accessed 8 million 70 million Facebook users. The British Institute discovered during the investigation that Facebook failed to meet the safety of people’s information, while consumers were not aware that their companies are using other companies. The British government’s decision to make a fine decision is not final, Facebook has the right to respond to the investigation, after which the final decision will be heard. Erin Egan, Facebook Chief Privacy Officer, said in a statement that the company is reviewing this report and will be reacted soon. Facebook is currently facing various European countries, US Federal Trade Commission and investigations from different organizations on this issue.