Strasbourg: Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, went under significant pressure from EU officials on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the information rupture including Cambridge Analytica that influenced about three million Europeans.
The world’s biggest social media network is under flame worldwide after data about almost 87 million users wrongly wound up in the hands of the British political consultancy, a firm procured by Donald Trump for the 2016 US Presidential Election.
A few days ago, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, rehashed his demand to Mark Zuckerberg to appear in front of Assembly regardless of sending any junior executive.
In his letter to the Facebook CEO, Tajani said the organization should remember that legislators assume a key part in making extreme standards administering on the web tech goliaths.
EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, who as of late addressed Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, said Zuckerberg should notice the administrators’ call.
Jourova explained to lawmakers that the case is much important as it involves the data breach of millions of people.
Facebook did not react to a demand for input. Zuckerberg handled 10 hours of inquiries more than two days from almost 100 US administrators a week ago and rose to a great extent unscathed. He will meet Ansip in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Another European legislator Sophia is not Veld resounded the call from her associates, saying that the Facebook CEO ought to do them a similar kindness.