Facebook “leaked” data of millions of EU citizens

Facebook "слил" данные миллионов граждан ЕС

Company Facebook acknowledged that it could “mistakenly transfer” personal data to 2.7 million citizens of the European Union — said today in the EU, adding that Facebook will have to answer to some questions.

On Saturday, April 7, reports The Times of Israel.

According to the publication, these figures were obtained in response to the request, which the EU has sent a technical giant last week.

According to the speaker, EU Christiane Wiegand, Facebook confirmed that in General data to 2.7 million people in the EU could be mistakenly transferred to Cambridge Analytica.

“We will study the letter from Facebook for other details, but it is now clear that we will need to conduct interviews with the company,” — said Wiegand.

The publication notes that next week the Commissioner of EU justice Faith Zhurova will communicate with the chief operating officer of the company Serila Sandberg.

Recall that the scandal around Facebook erupted on March 16. Then the social network has blocked the page Cambridge Analytica, as well as Professor of psychology at Cambridge University Alexander Kogan, who created them using the app “This is your digital life” on the platform of the social network, which was to create a psychological portrait of the user, gave information about Facebook users to third parties, including Cambridge Analytica.

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