Canada’s privacy watchdog asks Facebook for info on data misuse that raises ‘serious concerns’

[ad_1] TORONTO — The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada wants Facebook Inc. to reveal whether any Canadians had personal information compromised when a political firm used millions of users’ data without their consent. “Recent media reports regarding the use of personal information posted on Facebook for political purposes raise serious privacy concerns,” Privacy…

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Facebook hired a forensics firm to investigate Cambridge Analytica as stock falls 7% – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hoping to tamp down the furor that erupted over reports that its user data was improperly acquired by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook has hired the digital forensics firm Stroz Friedberg to perform an audit on the political consulting and marketing firm. In a statement, Facebook said that Cambridge Analytica has agreed to comply and give Stroz Friedberg access…

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