Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Next Week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Next Week

In a statement released on Tuesday, Facebook said it had removed the accounts "solely because they were controlled by the IRA - not based on the content".

But Zuckerberg stopped short of committing to it as the standard for Facebook worldwide.

Facebook said Kogan then violated its policies by passing the data to Cambridge Analytica.

He's set to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee next Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET to talk about the "company's use and protection of user data".

Like the Internet Research Agency, similar operations with ties to Russian government officials have conducted influence campaigns not only in the USA and Russia but also in other countries marked in Eastern and Western Europe.

Rather, Wieser imagines Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley or one his colleagues asking Facebook's CEO something like: "Mr. Zuckerberg, is it true, as Business Insider reported in 2010, that you once texted a friend describing people who shared data with Facebook as 'dumb f--s?'" Study links legalized marijuana to fewer opioid prescriptions Lawmakers press Linux on security of open-source software Report: Zuckerberg has chose to testify to Congress MORE (R-Ore.) and the committee's top Democrat, Rep.

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Zuckerberg also addressed the implementation of GDPR on a global level, something that many people have been asking questions about in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica furore.

"We think that this is a good opportunity to take that moment across the rest of the world", he said. "The vast majority of what is required here are things that we've already had for years across the world for everyone". Both based in California, they possess enormous amounts of data on billions of people. Documents filed with the House and Senate shows Facebook spent more than $17 million in2017, much of it on an in-house lobbying team that is comprised of former Republican and Democratic political aides.

It also includes users' right to have their data deleted.

Thankfully Facebook has issued a fix that should save you a little time at least during your great purge.

Failure to comply with the law carries a maximum penalty of up to 4% of annual revenue.

Zuckerberg said in his statement on Friday that the company is now putting less emphasis on growth, and focusing instead on bringing people "closer together".

It is looking to implement stricter privacy tool as well, but, clearly whatever it does in the rest of the world, wouldn't be as tight as what it's going to do for European Union users because in the European Union it's either the GDPR way or the highway.

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