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Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said it is suspected that Cambridge Analytica may have been involved in illegally obtaining data of Indians which could be misused.(HT File Photo/Sonu Mehta)

CBI to investigate if Cambridge Analytica violated IT Act, IPC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Facebook has faced increased scrutiny in the United States and the European Union over how Cambridge Analytica obtained the personal data of 87 million Facebook users. The consultancy allegedly used the data to support US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign.
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