Zuckerberg to Be Added to Facebook Privacy Suit, NYT Reports

Oct. 20, 2021, 10:04 AM

The attorney general for the District of Columbia plans to add Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to a consumer protection lawsuit that grew out of the Cambridge Analytica case, NYT reports, citing the attorney general.

  • A representative for Facebook wasn’t immediately able to comment when contacted by Bloomberg News
  • Attorney general Karl Racine said Tuesday that interviews and reviews of internal documents showed that Zuckerberg played a much more active role in key decisions than prosecutors had previously been aware of, NYT says
  • Zuckerberg could be exposed to financial penalties, NYT reports
  • According to the 2018 suit, Facebook misled consumers ...

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