Zuckerberg sued over massive Facebook data breach
The founder of the social network is called responsible for the fact that the American analytics company used user data to benefit Donald's election campaign Trump.
Washing. reports ABC News with reference to a corresponding statement published on Monday, May 23.
According to the agency, Zuckerberg is accused of being directly involved in the decisions that led to the leakage of personal data of millions of social network users Facebook. In addition, according to the US Attorney General, the entrepreneur misled users about protecting their privacy.
“This lawsuit is not only appropriate, but necessary, it makes clear that corporate leaders, including company executives, will responsible for their actions,” Racine notes.
In the summer of 2019, Facebook was already fined $5 billion for sharing the personal information of millions of users with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. It was reported that the employees of the organization used the data in favor of the election campaign of Donald Trump.
Recall that the Council of Bloggers under the Federation Council of the Russian Federation wrote a pretentious letter to Meta, in which it demands compensation in the amount of $ 1 billion in favor of Instagram users, who lost their income due to the blocking of the social network.