British politician releases 250 pages of seized Facebook emails including messages from Mark Zuckerberg and accuses it of giving advertisers preferential access to data

Posted on December 5, 2018 11:03 am

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A huge dossier of secret documents about the Facebook data scandal was published by British MPs today in defiance of a US court order. Damian Collins, the chairman of Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, said there was a ‘considerable public interest’ in the papers. He said Facebook had failed to give ‘straight answers’ to his inquiry after Mark Zuckerberg failed to show up to a grand committee featuring politicians from eight countries last week. Mr Collins seized the documents from the owner of a controversial app maker Six4Three last month using his parliamentary privilege. The dossier includes emails…