The founder of social network Facebook mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify in the us Congress about the data breach of social network users in the London firm Cambridge Analytica, reports CNN, citing sources in the Corporation Facebook.
It is reported that Facebook employees are currently developing the strategy of the testimony of Zuckerberg.
A hearing in the U.S. Congress will be held April 10. CNN sources believe that the consent Zuckerberg can persuade the decision to give testimony of the heads of Google, Sundar Pichai and Twitter Jack Dorsey.
All three invited to a hearing in Congress.
Previously, mark Zuckerberg refused to give evidence to the British parliamentary Committee responsible for the investigation Cambridge Analytica.
Last week mark Zuckerberg apologized for leaking personal data of millions of users through Cambridge Analytica, buying this strip in major Newspapers of the US and the UK.
We will remind, at night on March 24 at the London headquarters of Cambridge Analytica by a court decision, a search was conducted. The company suspected that it without the permission of the gathered personal data of more than 50 million users of Facebook in order to develop an algorithm for analysis of political preferences of voters. Cambridge Analytica in response announced the suspension of the powers of the Executive head of Alexander nicks.
The Facebook scandal erupted in mid-March after exposing publications in several major journals, and the social network has blocked the page Cambridge Analytica, and also a blog by a Professor of psychology at Cambridge University Alexander Kogan, who created them using the app thisisyourdigitallife gave data about Facebook users to third parties, including Cambridge Analytica.
It is assumed that these data could be used during the election campaign in the United States in 2016 and a referendum on British exit from the EU (Brexit).
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