Australian litigation funder files complaint against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

11th July 2018 News 15 Views

An Australian litigation funder is preparing to file a lawsuit against Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica revelations, Reuters reports. IMF Bentham filed a complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner alleging Facebook violated the country’s data-sharing privacy laws. IMF said it may file a class-action lawsuit seeking compensation for the 311,000 Australians affected by the data-sharing practices depending on the commissioner’s response. “There’s just not that much precedent, certainly not for the sort of scale that we’re talking about here,� IMF Bentham Investment Manager Nathan Landis said. A Facebook spokeswoman said the tech company is fully cooperating with the Australian commissioner’s investigation

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