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Facebook defeats Canadian suit over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

By Mike Swift
  • 19 Feb 2021 17:37
  • 19 Feb 2021 18:10
Facebook has defeated private litigation filed in Canada over the leak of data belonging to millions of users that made its way to political data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica, with a provincial judge in Ontario finding the case couldn't proceed absent proof that Canadians’ data was affected.

In a decision this week (see here),

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