Natasha Lomas: Facebook Documents, Under Seal in Another US Case, Seized by UK Committee

Extract from Natasha Lomas’ article “Facebook documents, under seal in another US case, seized by UK Committee”

Facebook  founder Mark Zuckerberg may yet regret underestimating a UK parliamentary committee that’s been investigating the democracy-denting impact of online disinformation for the best part of this year — and whose repeat requests for facetime he’s just as repeatedly snubbed.

In the latest high gear change, reported in yesterday’s Observer, the committee has used parliamentary powers to seize a cache of documents pertaining to a US lawsuit to further its attempt to hold Facebook to account for misuse of user data.

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