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Critics Focus on Facebook Privacy Before Zuckerberg Hearings

  • Lousiana senator says regulation of social site may be needed
  • Whistle-blower says hard to know how many people had access
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Nordea's Beslik Says Facebook a `Pandora's Box' of Risk

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A Congressional critic of Facebook Inc. said lawmakers may need to consider regulating the social media giant, ahead of two days of high-profile congressional testimony by founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg.

Meanwhile, Christopher Wylie, the former employee of Cambridge Analytica who blew the whistle on a data-privacy scandal involving the analytics firm’s role in the 2016 presidential election, said some of the information improperly harvested from tens of millions of Facebook users might be stored in Russia.