Facebook to lodge appeal against ICO's £500,000 fine

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Company says it disputes penalty for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal on principle

Facebook is lodging an appeal against , arguing that the penalty “challenges some of the basic principles of how people should be allowed to share information online”.

The company, which was fined the maximum amount allowable for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year, had until Wednesday to launch an appeal or accept the fine.

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