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“If Zuckerberg thinks that he for thought-police can play, he has it wrong’

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The European Parliament has Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg asked to personally explain about the revelations around Cambridge Analytica. Our secretary of state for Privacy Philippe De Backer (Open VLD) speaks of ’the undermining of our democracy’ and requires explanation.

‘Facebook should be the representatives of 500 million Europeans and clarify that their personal data will not be used to the democracy manipulation’, as has president Antonio Tajani on Tuesday tweeted.

Tuesday also have the national privacywaakhonden of the EU member states in Brussels were consulted about the scandal, so informed the European Commission. Jurisdiction of the commissioner, Vera Jourova is located in Washington. It is intended that they will be in the American capital, is in touch with Facebook.

Earlier in the day became known that a British parliamentary committee wants that Zuckerberg’s explanation about “the catastrophic failure” of the security of personal data on the site.

‘Thought-police’

Also the Belgian state secretary for Privacy Philippe De Backer (Open Vld) expected explanation of Mark Zuckerberg and the CEO of Cambridge Analytica. “Mark Zuckerberg should personally explain how the data from Facebook is used. And Cambridge Analytica must explain how they meet the dates have come and what they have done.’

The Backer warns that ‘the data of how many people actually harvest and exploit’ our democracy is weakened. “If Zuckerberg thinks that he for thought-police can play, he has the wrong’, says the minister.

Datalek

Facebook was embarrassed by the use of the private information of tens of millions of Facebook users by databedrijf Cambridge Analytica. That company was involved in the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. Users would not have given permission for the processing of their data.

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