Facebook drops its opposition to California’s proposed privacy law — right after Zuckerberg was grilled about its data collection practices (FB)
|04/12/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Facebook is dropping its opposition to a proposed new privacy law in California.
- The company had previously contributed $200,000 to the opposition campaign, as did Comcast and Google.
- Facebook moves followed CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional appearances this week, where he faced tough questions about his company’s privacy practices.
Under scrutiny for how it collects and uses consumer data, Facebook will no longer work to defeat a proposed new privacy bill in California.
The social networking company, along with Google and Comcast, has been funding the opposition to the measure, dubbed the California Consumer Privacy Act. But it won’t any longer, a company spokesman confirmed. read more >>>