"Facebook has violated Canada's privacy laws, according to the country's integritetsombudsman Daniel Therrien. He now wants the case taken up in court, reports The Hill. The investigation of Facebook was launched in conjunction with the Cambridge Analytica-scandal, then the personal data from millions of Facebookanvändare was leaked and used for political purposes."
"some 600 000 canadians reported to have been affected by the it giant's handling of personal data. Facebook has failed to take responsibility to protect citizens ' private information, according to Therrien, who want the company to change its regulations."
"Facebook has been skeptical about the conclusions of the canadian investigation."
"– Facebook's refusal to act responsibly is deeply worrying given the extensive amount of sensitive personal information users have entrusted this company, " says Therrien, according to the Reuters news agency."