JERUSALEM – The Israeli authorities opened an investigation to Facebook. The ministry of Justice wants to know whether privacy laws have been violated.
The study will show whether or not “personal data of Israeli citizens illegally are used in a way that infringes their right to privacy,” says the ministry in a statement.
The announcement follows on the revelations about databedrijf Cambridge Analytica. That would be without permission, the personal data of millions of facebook users have used to kiezersprofielen in the US. As was reportedly the voting behaviour of people are affected.