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Zuckerberg doesn't want to talk about changing the business model

Zuckerberg doesn't want to talk about changing the business model
From TechCrunch - April 11, 2018

Facebookis testifying once again before congress about the Cambridge Analytica debacle and Facebooks privacy policy in general. One representative in particular nailed down Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs position on many subjects.

TheU.S. RepresentativeforCalifornias 18th congressional district Anna Eshoo started by setting the tone. First, I believe that our democratic institutions are undergoing a stress test in our country, she said. Putting our private information on offer without concern for possible misuses is simply irresponsible, she added.

Eshoo asked her constituents to submit questions that they want to ask Zuckerberg. The result is an intense four-minute yes-or-no round of questions.

While Zuckerberg was pretty good at answering yes or no to Eshoos questions, it wasnt so simple with the business model question. Are you willing to change your business model in the interest of protecting individual privacy? she asked.

Congresswoman, we have made and are continuing to make changes to reduce the amount of data Zuckerberg said. Eshoo stopped him and repeated her question word for word.

Congresswoman, Im not sure what that means, Zuckerberg said.

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