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Facebook hinted it will kick up a fuss about paying its first fine for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook doesn't necessarily accept that it broke UK data laws when it mishandled user information in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Its European policy director Richard Allen told Channel 4 that there's a 'debate' about whether the company should pay a £500,000 fine for failing to protect user information.
That's after the UK's data watchdog proposed the maximum financial penalty for Facebook and said the company had broken data protection laws.
Allen's comments suggest the company is still on the defensive.
Facebook seems to be back in defensive mode.
Its director of policy in Europe...
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Facebook Slapped With £500,000 Fine for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook Slapped With £500,000 Fine for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

8 days ago   |   By Tom's Hardware

That fine doesn't seem like much to a company like Facebook, but it's clear that the UK's Information Commissioner's Office is just getting started.
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