January 9, 2019 / 4:22 PM / 8 months ago

Britain's ICO fines Cambridge Analytica for failing to comply with order

FILE PHOTO: The nameplate of political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica, is seen in central London, Britain March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

(Reuters) - Cambridge Analytica has been fined 15,000 pounds ($19,120) for failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued in May, Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office said on Wednesday.

The firm pleaded guilty for breaching bit.ly/2C8nnk1 data protection at a Hendon Magistrates Court.

Reporting by Sangameswaran S in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel

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