(Worthy News) - Lawmakers are slamming Facebook over a report that the company shared its users' personal data with a range of device makers, which one House Democrat suggested means CEO Mark Zuckerberg lied under oath in April.
"Sure looks like Zuckerberg lied to Congress about whether users have 'complete control' over who sees our data on Facebook. This needs to be investigated and the people responsible need to be held accountable," tweeted David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the ranking member of the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee.
He was referring to a story on Facebook in The New York Times, as well as to congressional testimony Zuckerberg delivered in April, following revelations that Facebook let Trump campaign-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly access information on as many as 87 million Facebook users via an academic researcher. [ Source: Politico (Read More...) ]
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