Court documents revealed internal Facebook emails where the company considered whether to charge companies to access user data, The Wall Street Journal reports. The emails were mostly dated from 2012 to 2014. Facebook employees also suggested the company should push advertisers to spend more money on increased access to the information. One Facebook employee suggested advertisers must spend at least $250,000 a year to maintain access to user data. The emails could be a view into the documents the U.K. Parliament obtained from U.S. software company Six4Three. “The documents Six4Three gathered for this baseless case are only part of the story and are presented in a way that is very misleading without additional context,” Facebook Director of Developer Platforms and Programs Konstantinos Papamiltiadis said. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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