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Meta agrees to settle Cambridge Analytica lawsuit, but it’s not over yet for Facebook
09 September 2022 00:00
There were good reasons for Meta to settle a four-year lawsuit in a Californian federal court over the sharing of user data to third parties — including controversial political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. For a start, it would mean that Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg would avoid grueling questioning on the stand. But the settlement doesn’t mean that the case is over, with the social-platform giant still facing discovery sanctions, amid claims that it “stonewalled” the plaintiffs’ requests for documents.