DC district attorney says Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica earlier than reported

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By Tenta March 25, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement last year that when the Guardian broke the news about Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of the user data of millions of Facebook users in December 2015, Facebook was just as surprised as everyone else. However, the district attorney’s office of Washington, DC, now says that they have emails showing that Facebook actually knew in September, three months before the story broke. Facebook says the emails in question are actually about a different aspect of the privacy breach and are fighting in court to keep them sealed.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://tenta.com/blog/post/2019/03/dc-district-attorney-facebook-emails