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International News
EU seeks Facebook data breach probe
 
(Brussels, Mar 20, 2018):The European Union pushed today for an urgent investigation into revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump presidential campaign harvested data on 50 million users.

EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, who has called the breach "horrifying", was meanwhile to seek clarification from the social media giant during a visit to the United States this week.

Facebook has faced worldwide criticism over the claims that Cambridge Analytica, the UK data analysis firm hired by Trump's 2016 campaign, harvested and misused data on 50 million members.

The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, a former Belgian premier, called for an investigation today.

"When is Mark Zuckerberg going to explain what happened with our data? The data breach is an absolute scandal," tweeted Verhofstadt, who heads the parliament's liberal group.

"The European Parliament must start an investigation. I will keep you updated about our progress."

The EU parliament's civil liberties committee yesterday sent a letter to Facebook asking it to testify before the body, a parliamentary spokesman told AFP.

British lawmakers yesterday also asked Zuckerberg to give evidence to a UK parliamentary committee on the data row.

Jourova's office said she had called on independent European data protection authorities who are meeting today in Brussels to probe the growing Facebook scandal.

"Commissioner Jourova would encourage setting up a taskforce to investigate this case," as the authorities had done last year with a similar breach by cab firm Uber, her office said.

Britain's Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has already said her office would seek a court warrant today to search Cambridge Analytica's computer servers.

Britain has voted to leave the EU but remains a member state until next year.

EU digital commissioner Mariya Gabriel told a press conference "we are constantly following this case as it unfolds."

Gabriel added that the EU will say "loud and clear" that "the protection of personal data is a core value for the European Union."

The EU parliament's civil liberties committee yesterday sent a letter to Facebook asking it to testify before the body, a parliamentary spokesman told AFP.


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Pakistan’s friendship offer to India should not be seen as weakness, says PM Imran Khan
Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension age
Pak PM Imran hits out at India, calls its response "arrogant" for cancelling talks
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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam: Second trailer released
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Aiswarya- Abhishek's Gulab Jamun would go on floor in mid 2019
KERALA NEWS
Kannur International Airport: Kerala to be the first state with four international airports
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Bar bribery case: Court dismisses the vigilance report
State Kalolsavam to be held in December
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NATIONAL NEWS
Commander Abhilash Tomy rescued
 Perth: Indian Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy has been rescued safely three days after being badly in
Abhilash Tomy expected to be rescued soon
Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest
We have no role in selection of Reliance Defence for Rafale deal: Govt
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