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Cambridge Analytica: Facebook internal documents accessed by the UK Parliament

By Nikhil Cariappa The UK Parliament has gotten access to a cache of internal Facebook documents related to decisions made by senior executives at Facebook, reports TechCrunch. This information contains user data management which eventually led to the Cambridge Analytica data breach. TechCrunch reports that this contains emails between executives and Mark Zuckerberg. The documents were filed in a US court, in an ongoing legal dispute between Facebook and a startup called Six4Three, which initiated the lawsuit. The core allegation is that Facebook defrauded developers by enticing them to create apps on the platform by implying that in return, they would get long term access to users’ data, including friends’ data. However, Facebook soon restricted access to friends’ data. Six4Three claims that it invested $250,000 in the app, and was relying on the access to data to be more successful.…

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