DC Sues Facebook Over Data Scandal

A 3D printed Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed cyber code in this illustration taken

A 3D printed Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed cyber code in this illustration taken

"Furthermore, after discovering the improper sale of consumer data by Kogan to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook failed to take reasonable steps to protect its consumers' privacy by ensuring that the data was accounted for and deleted", the complaint states. The records, generated in 2017 by the company's internal system for tracking partnerships, provide the most complete picture yet of the social network's data-sharing practices.

But the lawsuit also calls out other business practices like Facebook allowing certain companies to "override" a user's privacy settings in order to access data, CNBC reports. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

The incoming chair of the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, Representative David Cicilline, tweeted: "Zuckerberg told Congress that Facebook users had "complete control" over their data". Facebook also reportedly allowed Spotify, Netflix and the Royal Bank of Canada to read and delete users' private messages and to see all participants on a thread.

While some of the deals date back as far as 2010, the Times said they remained active as late as 2017 - and some were still in effect this year. Some were still in effect this year.

"Facebook's engagement with partisan firms, its targeting of political opponents, the spread of misinformation and the utilization of Facebook for propaganda promoting disingenuous portrayals of the African American community is reprehensible", NAACP president Derrick Johnson said in a release.

Advocacy and rights group took direct aim at Zuckerberg and Sandberg for Facebook enlisting Definers Public Affairs to conduct research on company critics.

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The publication said that if this comes to pass, Zuckerberg will have lost more money in 2018 than any of the world's 500 richest billionaires.

The partners were "prohibited" from using the personal information for other purposes, he said. "People are getting fed up with having their information mishandled". They expressed scepticism that businesses as varied as device makers, retailers and search companies would be viewed alike by the agency.

"Facebook failed to protect the privacy of its users and deceived them about who had access to their data and how it was used", Rancine said in a statement.

"The hits just keep on coming", Kennedy said. "I don't understand how this unconsented-to data harvesting can at all be justified under the consent decree".

The Silicon Valley company began forming data partnerships with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Yahoo.

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