Eli Ridder | The Avro Post

In a rare interview given on Wednesday night, Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and told CNN he is open to testifying before the United States Congress. 

“The short answer is I’m happy to if it’s the right thing to do,” Mr. Zuckerberg told CNN’s Laurie Segall.

“What we try to do is send the person at Facebook who will have the most knowledge. if that’s me, then I am happy to go.”

Lawmakers in the U.S. and Europe have called for Zuckerberg to testify before their respective legislatures in the days since the Cambridge Analytica debacle.

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Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a freelance journalist. He founded The Avro Post in October 2017. He writes for Breaking911 and Guelph Politico, among others. Feel free to connect at ELIRIDDER@ICLOUD.COM or at ELIRIDDER.CA

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