Facebook Can't Keep Top Execs' Musings Out Of Privacy Row

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By Allison Grande (November 15, 2021, 9:10 PM EST) — Facebook users pressing multidistrict litigation in California federal court over the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal will be able to review CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s privacy-related communications, after a special master found that the executives are likely to have “uniquely relevant” information about the issues at the center of the dispute. 

The plaintiffs pushed Special Master Daniel Garrie in September to compel Facebook to add Zuckerberg and Sandberg as document custodians, arguing that as the key decision makers on issues such as how the company handles and monetizes user data, the executives possess “unique and critical information…

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