The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia is investigating whether AggregateIQ Data Services violated the Personal Information Protection Act, Times Colonist reports. The Canada-based company allegedly played a role in the Brexit vote by supplying online advertising in favor of the movement passing, taking in almost half the 6.8 million GBP spent by the Vote Leave group. AggregateIQ is one of the companies the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office is examining as part of its look into the use of data analytics for political purposes. OIPC Communications Officer Jane Zatylny said her office is in discussions with the ICO as part of the probe.
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