Technology Facebook appeals GBP 500,000 data breach scandal fine by UK watchdog Updated : November 22, 2018 05:39 AM IST The fine amount by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) was the maximum it is authorised to issue. It relates to the US social media giant's role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, which hit the headlines earlier this year. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.