Cambridge Analytica response on data breach "cryptic and evasive", finds government
Apr 26, 2018, 01:19
The notice to Facebook takes note of the candid admission by the United States company of unauthorised use of its user data by Cambridge Analytica, and asks it to list out security architecture proposed to be created "so that data concerning Indians are not pilfered or manipulated again for extraneous purposes including to influence the elections".
While Facebook had admitted that almost 5.62 lakh people in India were "potentially affected" by the data breach incident, Cambridge Analytica had claimed that it does not have any Facebook data on Indian citizens.
The government said the data analytics firm should have better handled the "serious and sensitive issue relating to data, encompassing its management, safety and its possible abuse to influence voting behaviour", especially because India was "the front lane of democratic countries as an effective and largest functioning democracy". Find us on Facebook too!
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The sources, who did not wish to be identified, said the two companies have now been given time till May 10 to respond. It has also sought details of steps taken by the social network in this regard.
"You may be aware that in the meantime on 5 April 2018, Facebook informed that data of estimated 562,455 Indians may have been accessed by you through 335 installations of the App developed by GSR and installed by Indians", reads the letter written by India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to Cambridge Analytica, accessed by Sputnik.
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Cambridge Analytica said the raw data they received was deleted after Facebook reached out to them, CNET reported.
Tech companies in the Silicon Valley like Facebook assume users know that their data is being sold and obtaining the data for Cambridge Analytica was not against the rules, a researcher with the British political consulting firm has said.
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