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In the wake of the ongoing Cambridge Analytica debacle, Facebook has now been sued in federal court in San Francisco and San Jose.

These new cases claim violations of federal securities laws, unfair competition, and negligence, among other allegations.
The pair of cases stem from recent revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a British data firm that contracted with the Donald Trump presidential campaign, retained private data from 50 million Facebook users despite claiming to have deleted it. New reporting on Cambridge Analytica has spurred massive public outcry from users and politicians with CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling it a “breach of trust.”
These two cases, which were filed on March 20, could be just the first among what could be a coming wave of similar lawsuits.
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