PressTV-UK MPs threaten Zuckerberg with summons over Facebook data

British MPS have threatened to issue a formal summons for Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them when he next enters the UK over a recent data scandal in which 50 million Facebook user accounts were breached unless he voluntarily agrees to answer questions regarding the activities of his social network. 

The social network has faced questions over how millions of users’ details got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, and over its wider handling of personal data.

“It is worth noting that, while Mr Zuckerberg does not normally come under the jurisdiction of the UK parliament, he will do so the next time he enters the country,” Damian Collins, the chair of the the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee wrote in a public letter to Facebook on Tuesday. “We hope that he will respond positively to our request, but, if not, the committee will resolve to issue a formal summons for him to…

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