A district judge fined Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, SCL Elections, 15,000 GBP for failing to respond to an enforcement notice from the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office, the Guardian reports. The company pleaded guilty to breaching the Data Protection Act for failing to fulfill an American citizen’s request to review the information held on him. Previously, SCL argued an individual had no right to submit a subject access request as a non-U.K. citizen. “This prosecution, the first against Cambridge Analytica, is a warning that there are consequences for ignoring the law. Wherever you live in the world, if your data is being processed by a U.K. company, U.K. data protection laws apply,” Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said.
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