The Register: Facebook ordered to open internal docs for investors livid about losing cash following data slurp scandal

The Register: Facebook ordered to open internal docs for investors livid about losing cash following data slurp scandal. “A court in Delaware has backed investors who want to see internal emails and other documents relating to how Facebook handed data on 50 million users to Cambridge Analytica.”

The Guardian: Facebook faces fresh questions over when it knew of data harvesting

The Guardian: Facebook faces fresh questions over when it knew of data harvesting. “Facebook is facing explosive new questions about when senior executives knew of Cambridge Analytica’s abuse of users’ data, one year on from when the scandal first broke, as federal prosecutors investigate claims that the social media giant has covered up the extent of its relationship with the firm.”

CNET: Facebook sued by DC attorney general over alleged privacy violations

CNET: Facebook sued by DC attorney general over alleged privacy violations. “Facebook is being sued by the DC attorney general over allegations it failed to safeguard the personal data of its users. The company’s ‘lax oversight and misleading privacy settings’ allowed UK political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to gain access to the personal information of Facebook users without their permission, according to the attorney general’s office.”

BBC: Facebook appeals Cambridge Analytica fine

BBC: Facebook appeals Cambridge Analytica fine. “Facebook has appealed a fine imposed on it by the UK’s data watchdog following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network says that because the regulator found no evidence that UK users’ personal data had been shared inappropriately, the £500,000 penalty was unjustified.”

Engadget: Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica woes continue with UK lawsuits

Engadget: Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica woes continue with UK lawsuits. “Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica troubles are far from over and a new class action lawsuit over the scandal might be on the way. Wired reports today that a group of UK residents has sent the company a letter before claim, in which they highlight the many instances where the social media giant failed to protect its users’ privacy and demand answers to a list of questions. Represented by UK-based law firm Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, the UK residents all had their data obtained by Cambridge Analytica, and their attorney says that if their questions aren’t answered within 14 days, legal action could be taken.”