• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Cambridge Analytica: Govt seeks Facebook’s response on data breach by April 7


The Union Government has directed social media giant, Facebook to share information on the alleged data leak by April 7. The Ministry of Communications has dashed off a letter to Facebook in this regard and asked it to respond by April 7.

Cambridge Analytica: Govt seeks Facebook’s response on data breach by April 7

The government, it may be recalled had earlier issued a notice to Cambridge Analytica on March 23 seeking details of the data breach.

Whether personal data of Indian voters and users has been compromised by CA? Whether Facebook or its related or downstream agencies utilising Facebook's data have previously been engaged by any entities to manipulate the Indian electoral process," the Ministry has sought to know.

The letter sent to Cambridge Analytica sought details particularly with regard to reports in the media about questionable practices attributed to Cambridge Analytica in their efforts to influence elections. The company was given time till March 31 to respond.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more