Popular Social media Facbook agrees to pay a £500,000 fine imposed by United Kingdom data protection watchdog for its role in Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook agreed the fine without admitting any liability.
British Information Commission Office had imposed the fine after concluding that Facebook exposing the personal information of users to app developers without informed consent. James Dipple-Johnstone, deputy commissioner of the ICO said main concern was that UK citizen data was exposed to a serious risk of harm. Protecting the personal information and personal privacy is essential.
Harry Kinmonth, a Facebook associate, stated that the Facebook had made changes to restrict the information app developers could access following the scandal.