Facebook Faces Criminal Probe for Sharing User Data

It looks like criminal charges are in the future for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. A grand jury has subpoenaed records from at least two prominent device OEMs that had data-sharing agreements with Facebook.

Federal prosecutors, according to the New York Times, have launched a criminal probe into Facebook’s data-sharing practices that gave more than 150 other tech firms extensive access to user information, sometimes without consent.

Details may be found in an article by Stephanie Condon in the ZDnet web site at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/report-facebook-faces-criminal-probe-for-sharing-user-data/.

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