Sci-tech

Ex-Head Of Cambridge Analytica To Appear Before UK Committee

Ex-Head Of Cambridge Analytica To Appear Before UK Committee

According to reports, following the meeting with Zuckerberg, Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament will hold a press conference to furnish the media with his version of events.

Mark Zuckerberg has accepted an invitation to appear before the European Parliament in a closed-door session over the Cambridge Analytica scandal surrounding his firm, despite yet again refusing to be questioned by MPs in the UK.

"Our citizens deserve a full and detailed explanation".

And now Zuckerberg is to appear before the European Parliament, and has reportedly even agreed to meet with the French president, Emmanuel Macron, next Wednesday.

The world's largest social network has come under scrutiny over the way it handles personal data after revelations that British consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed the Facebook data of 87 million users. Iran, Syria on agenda for Macron visit MORE (D-Del.) whether Bannon's goal "was to suppress voting or discourage certain individuals in the US from voting". He said that during the meeting, Zuckerberg will appear before the members of the LIBE committee and other relevant committees to carry out an in-depth analysis of various aspects related to personal data protection. The meeting would take place "as soon as possible, hopefully. next week", Mr Tajani added.

The Arab League needs to investigate the "crimes" of Israel
It says those approaching the fence have used explosive devices and firebombs, while soldiers have been shot at. Palestinian security sources confirmed the target was a Hamas base, saying there were no reports of injuries.

However, there are some Parliamentary members who are unhappy that the meeting will be behind closed doors.

Given Zuckerberg has thrice denied requests from United Kingdom lawmakers to take questions about his platform in a public hearing we can only assume the company made the CEO's appearance in front of European Union parliamentarians conditional on the meeting being closed. "It's a step in the right direction towards restoring confidence".

A DCMS committee spokesperson confirmed no formal summons has been issued to Zuckerberg to date, although Vote Leave campaign director Dominic Cummings, and former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix - both embroiled in the burgeoning scandal over the alleged misuse of data in political campaigns - were subject to formal summons.

"We have accepted the Council of President's proposal to meet with leaders of the European Parliament and appreciate the opportunity for dialogue, to listen to their views and show the steps we are taking to better protect people's privacy", Facebook said in a statement.


  • Rapper TI arrested in Henry County; police release incident report

    Rapper TI arrested in Henry County; police release incident report

    Holmes was arrested on outstanding charges out of Clayton County and for not having proof of auto insurance. But. he returned shortly after on foot to confront the security guard again, who then called the police.
    Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ released in two additional colour variants

    Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ released in two additional colour variants

    Merrily, the onset of this month finally brought along the much awaited Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Oreo update, at least in the UK. The Galaxy S10's rumoured 3D-sensing module is being developed by camera firms Mantis Vision and Woodgate, The Bell notes.
    Giro d´Italia leader Simon Yates wins stage 11

    Giro d´Italia leader Simon Yates wins stage 11

    Both made it back to the main pack. "That was defiantly a lot harder than I expected", Bennett said after the race. The Mitchelton-Scott rider took his second stage win, but fellow Brit Chris Froome continues to struggle.
  • Spread Of Ebola In Congo A 'Game Changer'

    Spread Of Ebola In Congo A 'Game Changer'

    The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting on Friday and called the risk to the public in Congo "very high". The virus is transmitted to human through contact with wild animals and can then be passed from person to person.
    Bafta TV awards hit with technical issues forcing show to be delayed

    Bafta TV awards hit with technical issues forcing show to be delayed

    American series "Big Little Lies" and " The Handmaid's Tale " are among nominees in the global category of these British awards. Last year, Cuba Gooding Jr . accepted this award last year on behalf of his winning show, "The People vs O.J.
    Mourinho and Conte feud adds spice to final showdown

    Mourinho and Conte feud adds spice to final showdown

    I think we have to continue to improve for next season. "That makes the final even more hard ". Forget about that couple getting married because Saturday afternoon is for the FA Cup final .
  • Arsenal to hold talks with Thierry Henry for managerial position

    Arsenal to hold talks with Thierry Henry for managerial position

    But Steve Bould , Wenger's assistant since 2012, and goalkeeping coach Jens Lehmann will be offered posts in the new set-up. Arteta , who has never managed a team, took up a role at City under manager Pep Guardiola in 2016.
    Major changes to pot prosecution policy

    Major changes to pot prosecution policy

    The report found that law enforcement targets black and Hispanics at higher rates for low-level marijuana offenses than whites. We have been taught that marijuana is a "gateway" drug and that early use can predict future problems.
    Ryan Reynolds And Josh Brolin Trade Playground Insults

    Ryan Reynolds And Josh Brolin Trade Playground Insults

    I don't wanna spoil what happens but I can just tell you at the beginning of the movie, it's been few years since the first film. And just in the beginning of the movie, I am just trying to get more to do and then all the X-force stuff I don't know.
  • Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after United States  move

    Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after United States move

    At Wednesday's ceremony, Morales said his country was bringing a message of "love, peace and fraternity" to Israel . Another three militants were killed while laying an explosive device in the south, the army said.
    Scotland rejects European Union  withdrawal bill

    Scotland rejects European Union withdrawal bill

    Speaking after the vote, he said any move to force legislation on Holyrood would break a "20 year old devolution settlement". The U.K. can disregard the vote, but it would be the first time London asserts its dominance over the regional parliament.
    General VK Singh makes surprise visit to North Korea

    General VK Singh makes surprise visit to North Korea

    North Korea stated that the USA was considering its intention of denuclearising the Korean peninsula as a sign of weakness. The two leaders also agreed on enhancing people-to-people relations in the field of education and culture.