A British parliamentary Committee released internal documents from Facebook, which could supervisors the Online network under greater pressure from Competition, and privacy advocates.

the documents and E-Mails show, for example, that founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2013, blessed personally, the decision to cap access to the Video App “Vine” to friends search for Facebook. Also mind games from the year 2012 are able to pay contain, as a Software developer for data access with money, or your user data.

The documents come from the App developer Six4Three, which is embroiled in a legal dispute with Facebook. Facebook has already said according to an article on the documents in the “Wall Street Journal” last week, the documents were presented by Six4Three in the process is misleading and not reflecting the whole reality. Facebook does not sell user data, confirmed the Online network.

Six4Three offered an App with the name “Pikinis”, which is searched automatically according to publicly available photos from Facebook Users in bathing suits. This worked only so long as Facebook Apps are granted access to the data of friends of a user. This interface – which was also the prerequisite for the data scandal Cambridge Analytica – made Facebook 2015-tight.

Six4Three not want to accept this, and went to court. In the process, the company also cited that there were at times exceptions to this rule are for companies such as the accommodation broker AirBnB or Netflix. This is also apparent from the documents.

The documents in the current proceedings in the US under lock and key. The digital Committee of the British Parliament, but got at least a part thereof in the hands. The Chairman of the Committee, Damian Collins, said on Wednesday that they had not received satisfactory answers from Facebook and publish the papers so now. Collins tried for months in vain to get Zuckerberg for a hearing to London.

dpa

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