D.C. AG files suit against Facebook (update)

|About: Facebook (FB)|By:, SA News Editor

The attorney general for the District of Columbia filed suit against Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) for allowing Cambridge Analytica to access personal data without permission, according to The Washington Post sources.

A source says the suit is likely to be amended in the future with other, more recent allegations of improper data use.

Facebook shares are down 4% to $137.72.

Previously: Another personal data scandal for Facebook (update) (Dec. 19)

Update: AG Karl Racine confirms the suit with a press release.

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