Feb 08, 2023 03:16 AM

Senators Press Zuckerberg Over Risks From China Developers

(Bloomberg) — Two U.S. senators voiced concern Monday over the risk of developers in China and Russia having access to Facebook user data in a letter to Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat and chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Marco Rubio of Florida, the panel’s top Republican, in a letter cited documents from a court case that said Meta’s Facebook unit knew in 2018 that “hundreds of thousands of developers in countries Facebook characterized as ‘high-risk,’ including the People’s Republic of China (PRC), had access to significant amounts of sensitive user data.”

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