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MPs Threaten Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg With Summons Over Data Misuse

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Freddie Gagne
May 01, 2018 15:46
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Politicians have issued Mark Zuckerberg with an ultimatum: appear before MPs to give evidence about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, or he’ll be issued with a summons next time he enters Britain.

The order comes after the Facebook founder sent a lieutenant to give evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in April, despite appearing in person to US Congress.

Zuckerberg is also reportedly due to speak before the European Parliament in May.

The frustrated culture committee chairman, Damian Collins, the has written to Zuckerberg again to set out nearly 40 questions for him to answer.

Collins said he wanted the hearing to take place by 24 May and wrote: “Following reports that he will be giving evidence to the European Parliament in May, we would like Mr Zuckerberg to come to London during his European trip...

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