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(Reuters) – Fb Inc (NASDAQ:) has informed its workers to protect all inner paperwork and communications for authorized causes, as governments and regulators have began inquiries into its operation.
The elevated scrutiny comes after former Fb worker and whistleblower Frances Haugen leaked paperwork which she mentioned confirmed the corporate selected revenue over consumer security.
Earlier in October, Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell referred to as on Fb Chief Government Officer Mark Zuckerberg to protect all paperwork associated to an affidavit from Haugen.
“On Tuesday, Fb despatched a authorized maintain discover to all personnel. Doc preservation requests are a part of the method of responding to authorized inquiries,” a Fb spokesperson mentioned.
The information was first reported by the New York Occasions. (https://nyti.ms/3EmOR3X)
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