The Washington Post reported that there was an official request for Mark Zuckerberg to testify at the House Energy and Commerce Committee since the Committee believes the “CEO of Facebook, he is the right witness to provide answers to the American people. We look forward to working with Facebook and Mr. Zuckerberg to determine a date and time in the near future for a hearing before this committee.” The March 22, 2018 article entitled “A key congressional committee has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about Cambridge Analytica” included these comments from Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) (panel chairman) and Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D- N.J.):
The latest revelations regarding Facebook’s use and security of user data raises many serious consumer protection concern,…
After committee staff received a briefing yesterday from Facebook officials, we felt that many questions were left unanswered.
It will be interesting hear Mr. Zuckerberg’s testimony since Facebook confessed to the Federal Trade Commission in 2011 that it failed to comply with FTC Privacy Laws.