Dec 052018
 December 5, 2018  Posted by  Business

Alex Hern reports:

Facebook staff in 2012 discussed selling access to user data to major advertisers, before ultimately deciding to restrict such access two years later, according to a tranche of internal emails released by the UK parliament.

The internal emails were obtained by the Commons digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) committee last month after they had been disclosed, under seal, by Facebook as part of a lawsuit against it by the American software developer, Six4Three.

Read more on The Guardian.

See also coverage by Adam Satariano on The New York Times.

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