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Facebook to Provide Information for California Privacy Probe

Nov. 22, 2019, 1:27 AM

Facebook Inc. has agreed to step up its cooperation with California’s top law enforcement official, who is looking into whether the company’s sharing of data with third-party developers violated user privacy.

  • Company agreed to a schedule to provide documents requested by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, according to a stipulation filed in state court in San Francisco
  • Becerra launched the investigation into the social media giant’s privacy practices last year in response to the scandal over the company’s sharing of user data with Cambridge Analytica
  • NOTE: Becerra complained recently that the company’s response to his request for documents was “patently...
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