Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the risks of sharing user data

Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the risks of sharing user data

Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the risks of sharing user data

The UK parliament's select media committee published more than 200 pages of internal Facebook emails it has acquired while probing how the giant was being used to manipulate major election results The UK parliament's select media committee published more than 200 pages of internal Facebook emails it has acquired while probing how the giant was being used to manipulate major election results.

A California court had ordered that the emails be kept secret as part of the ongoing lawsuit against the social network, but Mr Kramer claims he was given no choice when confronted at his London hotel room by Parliament's Serjeant-at-Arms and threatened with imprisonment.

Indeed, Facebook appeared to view access to user data as so valuable that CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a decision to restrict a rival social networking platform from accessing it, according to internal emails.

He is also the chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee that's investigating Facebook.

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Damian Collins, a Conservative member of British Parliament, made the documents public on Wednesday after demanding them last month under threat of sanction from Six4Three.

Facebook's change of platform in 2014-2015 allowed it to enter into "whitelisting" agreements with app developers, giving them access to user data, in particularly how users are linked as friends within the platform.

Facebook touted itself as championing privacy four years ago when it chose to restrict outsider developers' access to data about its users' friends.

MPs have released documents relating to Facebook which suggest the company deliberately suffocated rivals with its business practices.

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In terms of suffocating rivals, Mr Collins wrote: "The files show evidence of Facebook taking aggressive positions against apps, with the outcome that denying them access to data led to the failure of that business". He reiterated that in 2014, the company made some changes that limited the data apps could access from the platform.

Facebook could not immediately be reached for comment.

"To mitigate any bad PR, Facebook planned to make it as hard as possible for users to know that this was one of the underlying features of the upgrade of their app", the summary said.

Facebook is accused of using this data to assess "not just how many people had downloaded apps, but how often they used them".

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