A judge ordered an American company Facebook to give its shareholders the emails and other records that relate to how their cooperation with the data privacy, after the scandal enable the political consulting firm of British “Cambridge Analytica” Cambridge Analytica of access to private data by about 87 million users.
In the resolution place of the 57 pages, published Thursday – which came after a trial that lasted one day in the month of March/ last March – said the Vice-Chancellor (Joseph sly photo) of the court of Delaware Chancery: the shareholders have demonstrated “reliable basis” to believe that the members of the board of directors Facebook has committed offences regarding violations of data privacy.
Pointed Slough photo to Facebook was at the time of the devastation involved with a “career Analytica” in 2015 subject to the approval of the Federal Trade Commission of America, which calls for the strengthening of procedures for data security. He did not disclose out until March 2018.
Blocks Slough photo: “evidence presented at the trial a reliable basis to infer that the board of directors and senior executives at Facebook may have failed to supervise the compliance of Facebook’s decision of approval, and its broader protection of the private data of its users”.
Raise contributors lawsuit on Facebook in the month of September/ last September for records relating to the condition of the “Cambridge Analytica” and other myths, and they said they may refuse to – when you discover any irregularities – a lawsuit on the officers and directors of the company from during the suits known as derivatives.
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Referred to lawsuits derivatives raise on behalf of the companies, with the recovery of funds from responsible managers, or their insurers, go to the companies themselves.
The company used “Cambridge Analytica” – that is hired by the campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump 2016 – techniques to identify image features to predict the behavior of voters and influence. Discontinued the company after the disclosure of the autumn, and that many of the regulatory investigations with Facebook by the United States government, the governments of the European.
He stated (Mark Zuckerberg) – the chief executive of Facebook – the committee of the US Senate in April 2018 that his company discovered the breach “Cambridge Analytica” in 2015, but it did not check, or tell users, and the FTC, according to what he said in Slough photo.