The use of Facebook users’ data by Cambridge Analytica and the impact on data protection: extracts from the debate
Event date: 23/10/2018
During the plenary session (22-25/10/2018) of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs are expected to urge Facebook to allow EU bodies to carry out a full audit assessing data protection and security of users’ personal data. They are also set to call for election manipulation to be prevented on social platforms and for action to update EU competition rules to reflect the digital reality. Statements by Vĕra JOUROVÁ, Member of the EC in charge of Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Paulo RANGEL (EPP, PT), Udo BULLMANN (S&D, DE), Sophia IN'T VELD (ALDE, NL) and Claude MORAES (S&D, UK), Rapporteur.