"We will also monitor closely any successor companies using our powers to audit and inspect, to ensure the public is safeguarded", a spokeswoman for the Information Commissioner's Office said in a statement. Facebook was asked to list out the security architecture proposed to be created "so that data concerning Indians are not pilfered or manipulated again for extraneous purposes including to influence the elections".
The controversy has triggered a groundswell of criticism, investigations into both Cambridge Analytica and Facebook around the world, multiple hearings in the U.S. Congress and the potential for fines and other penalties. According to the company, the "siege" of media coverage relating to the accusations has driven away virtually all of its customers and suppliers, making it no longer viable to continue operating the business.
Cambridge Analytica bosses could still face sanctions if found to have breached data laws despite the collapse of the controversial firm, the information watchdog has said.
Cambridge Analytica have been successfully controlling the minds of thousands of people - if not hundreds of thousands - since 2013.
Quizzing the British firm on the non-disclosure pacts signed by the company with its associates and clients for Indian assignments, the government also asked it to share the templates that were used in signing such agreements. Earlier today, Facebook's Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan announced that the company is planning to roll out a new tool that will allow users to see which websites and apps have gleaned information about them.
After Trump won the White House in 2016, in part with the firm's help, Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix went to more clients to pitch his services, the Times reported a year ago. SCL Elections, its parent, as well as Cambridge Analytica began insolvency proceedings in the UK, and said they would soon start bankruptcy proceedings in the United States. The report by TechCrunch questioned whether this was truly the end for Cambridge Analytica, or whether the firm is simply waiting for the media to lose interest and focus elsewhere.
Asked by Canadian lawmakers about how the closure of the businesses would affect the investigation and any possible sanctions, Damian Collins, the chairman of the digital, culture, media and sport committee, said: "It doesn't change our inquiry at all". Whichever way you look at it, the sheer amount of data that could have been sourced surpasses the level of current known mass-surveillance techniques used by governments.
Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.
The company at the centre of Facebook Inc.'s recent privacy scandal is shutting down. The British firm suspended its CEO Alexander Tayler in April amid investigations.
Only four courses - Pebble Beach, Torrey Pines, Riviera and Pinehurst No. 2 - have held majors and tour events in the same year. We saw them roll out contests for the Match Play event a month ago, so maybe they will take on the Zurich Classic next season.
The partnership of Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal is the stuff of modern Indian business legend. The Walmart-Flipkart negotiations have been reported by Mint and other publications for several months now.
But foreign companies are unhappy over requirements that they share key details about their technology to Chinese partners. China now consumes almost 60 per cent of the world's semiconductors but supplies only about 16 per cent, according to PWC.
A fire then burned other structures at the property; they were "mostly extinguished" by Thursday morning, police said. Freda told a reporter with FOX 61 , a building behind the man's residence was possibly booby-trapped to explode.
Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, described the Dominican Republic's shift as part of a broader trend in Beijing's favor. While Taiwan faces serious diplomatic challenges, Wu stressed that the government will not bow to pressure from Beijing.
North Dakota recognizes this week as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week - a reminder that severe weather is not far away. In the wake of a frontal system, much of the Midwest and parts of the Northeast are seeing a chilly spring Sunday morning.
For Rajasthan, the Press Trust of India claimed that at least 27 had died and another 100 are injured in the western Indian state. The falling trees and electric poles caused the maximum accidents, leaving nearly 100 people injured, Yadav said .
Now a hit show on Broadway and in the West End, fans are hopeful Rowling will one day allow it to be a movie too. For ardent fans of the widely-popular Harry Potter books and movies, May 2 is more than just an ordinary day.
For West Ham a nervous end to a troubled season looms, with David Moyes' side still only three points above the relegation zone. After being given a guard of honour by West Ham's players before kick-off, City set about dismantling their generous hosts.
When Instagram announced it would abandon its timeline approach, it said: 'People miss on average 70 percent of their feeds'. First and foremost is video calling, which is now in a testing phase and will roll out globally in the coming months.
$0.30 EPS Expected for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
Rbo & Co Llc increased its stake in Dominion Energy (D) by 7.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $27.36 but made a 3.51% recovery since then.
Herbo Believes Kanye West Is A "Traitor"
While he stressed how important West was to his brand, Rørsted also added that "there clearly are some comments we don't support". Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted was confronted with West's comments during an interview on Bloomberg TV .
Dozens injured in London explosion
North London during the celebration of the Jewish holiday Lag BA-Omer, an explosion occurred, injuring about 30 people. In dramatic footage from the scene, crowds can be seen running from the scene as the explosion rips through the air.
IPL: Watson, Dhoni star as Chennai beat Delhi
Leg-spinner Imran Tahir, medium-pacer Dwayne Bravo and leggie Karn Sharma have also made breakthroughs for CSK at crucial moments. Round the wicket from Maxwell, pitching outside off and the batsman misses his swing as the ball skids on straight to the stumps.
Real reach third straight European final
Bayern Munich suffered from a nightmarish déjà vu in Tuesday's second leg of its Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid . Niklas Sule sent in a cross from a deep right position, and it came to Rodriguez in acres of space at the penalty spot.
Facebook announces new dating feature
The company came under fire in March for how it handles users' data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light. Koum clashed with Facebook over its approach to encryption and personal data, according to a Washington Post report.
LeBron James dominates yet another postseason series
But Toronto's second unit was even better - finishing fourth overall at 41.8 ppg (first in the league after January 1 at 44.3). After missing most of the first round with a shoulder injury, VanVleet is back healthy, and the Raptors are at full strength.