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Facebook Sued Over Data Disclosure to Cambridge Analytica (1)

March 21, 2018, 3:49 PM

A Facebook Inc. user sued the social network and a data research firm that played a role in the election of President Donald Trump alleging that her privacy was violated when information on some 50 million users was improperly disclosed.

Lauren Price, of Maryland, sued the companies in San Jose, California, federal court on behalf of other U.S. Facebook users whose data Cambridge Analytica obtained.

The lawsuit is the latest development in a wave of backlash against the social media company over ways in which its platform was used to influence the 2016 election. Revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s access ...