George Jepsen

AG George Jepsen Concerned about Facebook Privacy

AG George Jepsen Concerned about Facebook Privacy

Attorney General George Jepsen is investigating Facebook privacy after a published report that as that personal information that was gleaned from nearly 50 million profiles on Facebook was given to outside entities without notifying the users.

"News reports that personal user information from Facebook profiles was provided to third parties without user consent are concerning and raise serious questions about how this happened in the specific situation involving Cambridge Analytica and about Facebook's policies and practices more generally,’’ Jepsen said in a statement.

He added, “Today, my office has in writing initiated an inquiry asking Facebook to answer a series of...