ICO seeks urgent warrant to access Cambridge Analytica’s servers amid Facebook scandal

THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE (ICO) is seeking an urgent warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used data mined from 50 million Facebook users to influence 2016’s presidential election. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham confirmed the move to Channel 4, which on Monday aired a documentary (below) that showed Cambridge Analytics execs – including CEO Alexander Nix – boasting about entrapping politicians, using honey traps and running fake news campaigns.

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