The PwC audit allowed Facebook's privacy protectis even after taking cognizance of Cambridge Analytica

An audit of Facebook's privacy protectis cducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers behalf of the Federal Trade Commissi (FTC) allowed the company to be clear despite the fact that Facebook already knew the problem of Cambridge Analytica …


The WSJ reports that the audit was a cditi of a settlement between the FTC and Facebook for cfidentiality reass.

"In our opini, Facebook's privacy ctrols functied with sufficient efficiency to provide reasable assurance." To protect the cfidentiality of the information being covered, "PricewaterhouseCoopers, the audit firm, said in the report to the Federal Trade Commissi dated April 12, 2017. A heavily redacted versi of the report is posted the FTC website.

in February 2017, while Facebook's own testimy showed that he had become aware of the misuse of user data by Cambridge Analytica in 2015.

It is not true if Facebook informed PwC or if it was obliged to talk about the incident with Cambridge Analytica to the firm.

"We remain strgly committed to protecting persal information. We appreciate the opportunity to answer any questis that the FTC may have, "said Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer of Facebook, in a written statement.

PwC does not have immediately sent back a request for comment The FTC refused

Facebook also encountered problems in Germany, reports Reuters .The head of data protecti of Hamburg, the Ombudsman of data protecti, accused Facebook of failing to comply with privacy laws

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Facebook also launches a new feature designed to exercise greater ctrol over electi advertising before the regial electis in Germany.

Facebook declared that it would ly allow authorized advertisers to broadcast electi announcements. and …

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