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Cambridge Analytica Wasn’t Involved in Brexit Campaign, ICO Says

U.K. PM Johnson Finally Gets to Put His Brexit Deal to the Vote
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Cambridge Analytica, the defunct U.K. consulting company accused of using secretly mined Facebook Inc. data for targeted political advertising, wasn’t involved in the Brexit campaign, according to report by the U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s Office.

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said in a blog post Wednesday that the investigation into to the use of personal data in political campaigning had concluded. In an Oct. 2 letter to a Parliamentary committee she said that Cambridge Analytica wasn’t involved in the 2016 EU referendum beyond some initial inquiries.