Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament, wanted to for a while that Facebook ceo Mark Zuckerberg personally to the European parliament explanation about the large privacyschandaal. Just as he did earlier during a hearing in the U.s. congress. In a tweet late Tajani now know that Zuckerberg his invitation has been accepted.
The social networking websites Facebook has come under fire for the way in which the personal data of the members is dealt with. The data of worldwide and millions of users were collected by the British company Cambridge Analytica, that the information below more used to the American presidential election to influence.
The Facebook founder had previously suggested to one of his senior executives to Europe, but that went according to Tajani, not far enough. According to the figures from Facebook, the data of 87 million people used by Cambridge Analytica, including 2.7 million EU-citizens.
Tajani let now know that Zuckerberg quickly to Brussels will come. Though it is not clear when ‘hopefully next week’, writes Tajani, who welcomes that Zuckerberg agreed to appear before the representatives of 500 million Europeans. “It is a step in the right direction to restore confidence,” he writes in a press release.