ICO to slap Cambridge Analytica with search warrant

Nicholas Fearn
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Elizabeth Denham seeking urgent warrant to investigate major data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is looking to slap elections consultancy Cambridge Analytica with a search warrant after it was accused of abusing the personal data of Facebook users. ...

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