Facebook's secret documents seized by Parliament are published by MPs
Facebook's secret documents seized by Parliament are published by MPs
Collins also alleged that Facebook took aggressive positions against competitor apps by denying them access to any user data
05 December, 2018, 22:26
Facebook allowed some companies to maintain "full access" to users' friends data even after announcing changes to its platform in 2014/2015 to limit what developers' could see.
Facebook, which has described the Six4Three case as baseless, said the released communications are misleading without additional context, but did not elaborate.
A British lawmaker released a trove of internal Facebook emails, revealing how the social media platform favored certain companies, including Netflix, Airbnb and Lyft, by offering them special access to user data. When Twitter launched six-second video clip platform Vine, Zuckerberg approved revoking their access to Facebook's API.
Zuckerberg's response, according to the email, was to "go for it".
Collins said last week that he would release the emails and that he was free under United Kingdom law to do so.
Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but has disputed such allegations in the past.
In the summary of findings, Damian Collins, chairman of the British Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee that investigated Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal earlier this year, promptly calls out the social network's data privacy practices.
As for the DCMS's assertions regarding how the company's "reciprocity" provision and its Onavo VPN app dealt with user data, Facebook points out that users "had the choice" as to whether or not they would opt in and share their data.
In one email, dated February 4, 2015, a Facebook engineer said a feature of the Android Facebook app that would "continually upload" a user's call and SMS history would be a "high-risk thing to do from a PR perspective".
They were reportedly taken using an obscure legal power when the boss of U.S. software company Six4Three - which is involved in court action against Facebook in the USA - came to the United Kingdom on a business trip. A subsequent email suggests users wouldn't need to be prompted to give permission for this feature to be activated.
The documents had been sealed by a California court.
Facebook wants the laptop to be evaluated to determine what happened in the United Kingdom, to what extent the court order was breached, and how much of its confidential information has been divulged to the committee.
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