In a protracted court case over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Meta argued that Facebook users' private messages, pictures, email addresses, and the content of posts are not considered sensitive information. The case, brought by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), alleges that around 311,127 Australian users had their data harvested. The OAIC claims that Facebook knew of the risks at the time but failed to take reasonable steps to protect users' sensitive information.
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