Facebook Zuckerberg sued for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook Zuckerberg sued for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was personally nominated in a proceeding in Washington on Monday, claiming to have played a direct role in the decision that set the stage for Cambridge Analytica’s privacy scandal.

The Attorney General of the U.S. Capital claims that Zuckerberg was closely involved in devising a framework that would allow UK-based consulting firms to collect data on more than 70 million U.S. Facebook users. doing

Whistleblowers revealed in 2018 that Cambridge Analytica continued to use the data for political purposes, including attracting Donald Trump’s support.

“Zuckerberg is more than just Facebook’s brain. He is personally involved in almost every decision the company makes,” Washington Attorney General Karl Racine wrote in a proceeding.

He added that Zuckerberg’s control is built into the structure of the company, with the founder and CEO holding a majority of voting rights.