California Attorney General’s Control Facebook does not provide verification information to obstruct privacy investigation

Cambridge Analytica abuse data scandal prompted the prosecution to investigate Facebook’s privacy protection measures last year, California Prosecutor today accused Facebook of not providing a series of information requesting verification .

Agence France-Presse reported that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that the San Francisco court’s filing required the judge to force Facebook to “fully cooperate” with the unexecuted summons and questions sent in June.

Besela announced the court’s filing, confirming that it has begun to investigate whether Facebook is deceiving users and distorting privacy protection measures, especially regarding the use of data analysis by Cambridge Analytical Corporation and for political purposes during the 2016 US election. .

He pointed out at the press conference: “When you consider the money we share on Facebook every day, these are serious allegations.”

According to Beserra, the survey involved Facebook’s privacy protection measures and disclosure of user data to third parties such as Facebook app creators.

He asked Facebook to provide information on the verification, including emails from executives such as Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.

Besela said: “If Facebook is matched, we will not make this announcement today.”

Facebook has denied all the allegations of any official investigation.

Credit : https://www.cna.com.tw/news/aopl/201911070026.aspx

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