The British Information Commissioner's Office has hit American credit information provider Equifax with a fine of £500,000 (A$909,321) over a data breach which the US firm disclosed on 7 September 2017 and which it said had occurred between mid-May and July that year. Passwords of British customers were stored in plain text, the ICO said.
Britain's information commissioner will have to wait until Friday UK time for a warrant" to look at the databases and servers used by data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, the firm that is alleged to have used data of more than 50 million Facebook subscribers for targeting voters in the US presidential election.
The raging controversy over whether Facebook behaved unethically when it conducted a secret psychological experiment on its users is continuing, with a UK regulator now investigating.
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