May 16, 2018 - Technology

Zuckerberg to meet with EU parliament leaders

Mark Zuckerberg with hands pointing

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Union's parliament to answer questions about the Cambridge Analytica privacy controversy.

Why it matters: Zuckerberg has turned down requests from the U.K. to testify in person there. As the E.U.'s new privacy rules go into effect, its leaders may take a tougher line on Facebook than U.S. legislators did last month.

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