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OPC will ask court to force changes to Facebook privacy practices

News | 04/25/2019 5:47 pm EDT
Daniel Therrien, privacy commissioner of Canada, and Michael McEvoy, information and privacy commissioner for British Columbia, hold a joint news conference in Ottawa on Apr. 25, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA The Office of the Privacy Commissioner said Thursday it is turning to Federal Court to force Facebook Inc. to improve its privacy practises, after it found the social media giant broke Canadian law when it scraped data off millions of users on behalf of Cambridge Analytica.

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