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Facebook Set Lobbying Record Amid Cambridge Analytica Furor

  • Social-media giant discussed ‘data breach,’ filing says
  • Tech company lobbied on issues including privacy legislation
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Facebook Inc. set a lobbying record in the first three months, just as an uproar flared up the leak of data on millions of users’ without their permission.

The company spent $3.3 million, according to disclosures filed with the government Friday, up from the $3.21 million it spent in the same period a year earlier, which represented the company’s prior high.