Jan 22, 2021 08:43 PM IST
The FIR against Cambridge Analytica comes after two years of preliminary enquiries into the company’s involvement in India based on a complaint raised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
- Sep 25, 2020 04:42 PM IST
UK-based Cambridge Analytica was accused of playing a key role in the 2014 breach of 87 million Facebook users’ personal data. The company denied it used the data for Trump’s 2016 election campaign, but some former employees have disputed that.
- Jun 01, 2019 02:00 PM IST
The U.S. capital city sued Facebook in December, accusing it of misleading users because it had known about the breach for two years before disclosing it and had allowed third-party app makers to access user information without their consent.
- Mar 13, 2019 07:10 PM IST
The agency officials said the CBI had received responses to its queries from both the companies but it needed more details from them on some specific questions.
- Mar 01, 2019 11:10 AM IST
With this feature, users would be able delete their information collected by Facebook through third-party apps and websites. Trials to commence in March.
- Jan 15, 2019 04:08 PM IST
A new update would allow WhatsApp to use your fingerprint credentials stored in the phone with your consent if the app cannot detect your fingerprint
- Jul 26, 2018 09:31 PM IST
The data analytics firm is at the centre of a storm for its role in influencing American voters by harvesting 50 million Facebook profiles and allegedly using them to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
- Jul 19, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Zuckerberg came under public scrutiny after Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm, was accused of influencing the outcome of the 2016 US presidential elections by using data harvested from Facebook
- Jul 12, 2018 10:05 PM IST
Seven members of CA have joined Auspex and the company has already won a contract from an African country
- Jul 11, 2018 07:42 AM IST
Collins said today that the company "should now make the results of their internal investigations known to the ICO, our committee and other relevant investigatory authorities."
- Jul 08, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Facebook is widely used in Pakistan and the political parties, politicians and their supporters commonly use the social networking platform to express their point of view
- Jun 29, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Cambridge Analytica said it deleted the data when asked and did not use it in Trump's campaign. It also denies doing paid work on the campaign for Brexit.
- May 18, 2018 01:50 PM IST
The firm, whose attorney filed on Wednesday, announced early May that it would close and file for insolvency in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal.
- May 08, 2018 08:40 PM IST
Ireland bars political donations from abroad, but the law does not apply to social media advertising.
- May 06, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The order comes days after both firms filed for insolvency after reports that Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users without their knowledge or consent
- May 03, 2018 04:50 PM IST
The company is accused of mapping the behaviour of voters in the run-up to the 2016 US election won by Trump.
- May 03, 2018 03:58 PM IST
Cambridge Analytica (CA) is accused of acquiring data from up to 87 million Facebook profiles for use in political campaigns around the world. It denies wrongdoing and yesterday it announced that the company and its parent, SCL Group, would be wound down due to loss of business as a result of the scandal.
- May 03, 2018 08:43 AM IST
The company will begin bankruptcy proceedings, it said, after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees resulting from the scandal over reports the company harvested personal data about millions of Facebook users beginning in 2014.
- Apr 27, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Some states want a larger stake in GSTN, which is currently owned by the government and the private players jointly; the council will also finalise a simpler, single-stage return filing form to procedures for small businesses
- Apr 25, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Taking a tough stance against Cambridge Analytica's "cryptic response" to its first notice, the government has again sent notices to both the British data analytics firm and Facebook, confronting them with additional questions on potential misuse of data.
- Apr 24, 2018 10:22 PM IST
A spokesperson for the company said that while CA was focussed purely on the US market, its global arm SCL Elections handled other regions.
- Apr 18, 2018 04:59 PM IST
As per a leaked 49-page 'proposal' made in August 2017, which has now also found its way to the social media, Cambridge Analytics (CA) suggested using Facebook data for "influencing the voter intention".
- Apr 17, 2018 07:46 PM IST
Over the last few weeks, the US social networking giant has drawn intense criticism from users and governments globally over the data leak scandal that hit millions of users.
- Apr 17, 2018 07:27 PM IST
Nix had been recalled by the committee to testify tomorrow following testimony by whistleblower Christopher Wylie on the use of data by some 87 million Facebook users in the campaign for Donald Trump's presidential election.
- Apr 12, 2018 06:59 PM IST
What if you have never had any Facebook account? Chances are it has information about you in that case too. Facebook creates profiles of its non-users, termed ‘shadow profile’