OAIC is conducting its own investigation into whether Facebook breached the Privacy Act, which obligates organisations to ensure customers are notified about the collection and handling of their personal information.
"It shows the scale of the problem and that we are doing the right thing with our new data protection rules", she said.
Facebook has said it will be reviewing the report and responding to the ICO soon.
Facebook spent more money lobbying the United States federal government in the first quarter of this year than it ever has before: $3.3 million. That probe is still ongoing, but the watchdog released a progress report on Wednesday, plus a separate report containing recommendations about the issue of personal information and political influence.
"Given that the ICO is saying that Facebook broke the law, it is essential that we now know which other apps that ran on their platform may have scraped data in a similar way", Damian Collins, chair of the parliamentary inquiry, said.
"Facebook users will be rightly concerned that the company left their data far too vulnerable to being collected without their consent by developers working on behalf of companies like Cambridge Analytica".
"The alleged breaches surround the circumstances in which a third party, Cambridge Analytica, gained unauthorised access to users' profiles and information", the company said. The British agency said Facebook may have had a "missed opportunity" in 2014 to have thwarted Kogan's activities on the site.
Cambridge Analytica shut down its business in May.
The London-based firm worked for Donald Trump's campaign team in the 2016 USA presidential election and used the data to build a software program to predict and try to influence votes. In 2017, Facebook generated $40 billion in ad sales. Among the issues they are still probing is an assertion by Cambridge Analytica that it had deleted the data, after the social media giant requested it in 2015. "We have been working closely with the ICO in their investigation of Cambridge Analytica, just as we have with authorities in the USA and other countries".
"Engagement with the electorate is vital to the democratic process; it is therefore understandable that political campaigns are exploring the potential of advanced data analysis tools to help win votes".
It's not the first time, however, that Europe has penalized Facebook.
A leading litigation firm in the country filed a complaint with Australia's Information Commissioner, the country's privacy regulator, that could result in heavy fines for Facebook.
John Stones had a fine World Cup and will leave the tournament, after the 3rd place playoff, with his reputation enhanced. The second semi-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will see Croatia locking horns with England .
The worrying thought about what we will do with ourselves once it is over can wait, because two well-matched semi-finals await. I could be with my parents, eating and drinking and watching the game on TV.
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Daytona 500 victor Austin Dillon didn't seem to be much of a factor, but he made it to the end of the night and finished ninth. Jones was involved in one of the many wrecks, but his No. 20 Toyota was still in good enough shape to get by Martin Truex Jr .
Old Christchurch Road to Horseshoe Common, Westover Road and Gervis Place will be closed and bus routes will also be affected. Nick Colgan, originally from South Yardley in Birmingham, has lived in the country for the past 15 years.
The team's next job is to rest up and watch England and Croatia to see who it will be facing off against. You want to test yourself as much as you can playing against the best teams and the best players.
Kate's sister, Pippa , also wore floral stud earrings for the occasion, opting for a modern gold style unlike Kate's pearls. Meade is also a cousin of Prince William's stepmother, Camilla , Duchess of Cornwall, though several times removed.
The biggest thing for me is just continuing to win - and hopefully a few more wins over the next week'. It's down to what we do behind the scenes, what we work on in training, all the hard work to get here.
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