Japan to tell Facebook to improve data protection: Kyodo

“TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government is set to tell Facebook Inc to better protect its users’ personal data after a leak involving British firm Cambridge Analytica that affected 87 million users globally, Kyodo News reported on Monday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for The government, which jointly investigated the data leak with British authorities, judged that the world’s largest social media network did not properly manage personal data and failed to fully communicate with users, Kyodo said, citing government sources.Facebook has said personal data of nearly 87 million users was improperly accessed by Cambridge Analytica, which has counted U.S. President Donald Trump’s election campaign body among its clients.

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