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Report: NY Attorney General Plans Facebook Investigation into Email Harvesting

10:43 am on Apr 26, 2019 (gmt 0)

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According to a report in the NY Times, the New York Attorney general's Office is planning an investigation into Facebook's harvesting of 1.5 million users' email addresses.
“Facebook has repeatedly demonstrated a lack of respect for consumers’ information while at the same time profiting from mining that data,” said Letitia James, the attorney general of New York, in a statement. “It is time Facebook is held accountable for how it handles consumers’ personal information.”