Facebook staring at potential class-action lawsuit in Australia

The likelihood of the class-action lawsuit will depend on the findings of the Australian Information Commissioner which is probing Facebook’s improper handling of 311,000 Australian users’ data. On Tuesday, IMF Bentham Ltd, a litigation funding provider, disclosed it was funding a representative who has complained against Facebook Inc’s alleged breaches of Australia’s Privacy Principles. IMF…

Cambridge Analytica under the lens of the Justice Department and the FBI

The investigating appears to focus on Cambridge Analytica’s financial dealings. As per a New Yorks Times report, the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct political data firm that was embroiled in a massive scandal over its handling of Facebook Inc user data. Prosecutors are wanting to question former Cambridge…