CBI books Cambridge Analytica, alleged strategist of Congress for 2014 elections, over illegal harvesting of Facebook data in India
Along with Cambridge Analytica, CBI has filed case against another firm named Global Science Research Limited for Facebook data theft
2018 has not proved a very pleasant year for the social media giant, Facebook
The bug was active for two weeks in September, but Facebook announced it on Friday only.
Facebook had been facing allegations of giving third parties access to the personal data of its users without their consent.
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Failing to protect user data, Facebook was severely criticised worldwide.
Facebook is also facing a potential $1.63 billion fine in Europe
Facebook is already facing scrutiny for allegedly leaking millions of users' data to Cambridge Analytica
We will never know if Cambridge Analytica actually stole data for the Congress Party
Governments, strategists and nationalists must be ready for this battle over opinions and ideas.
The grand old party of India, Congress, was also reportedly one of its clients.