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OPC will file suit against Facebook before election: Commish

News | 05/08/2019 1:27 pm EDT
Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien appears before the Senate defence committee on Dec. 4, 2017./ Hill Times file photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA — The Office of the Privacy Commissioner plans to file in Federal Court a lawsuit against Facebook Inc. before this year’s federal election, commissioner Daniel Therrien said Tuesday, following the completion of a year-long investigation that found the social media giant broke Canadian law when it enabled the scraping of data from its platform without consent.    

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