The Delaware Chancery Court is calling for Facebook to submit emails and records regarding its data privacy practices, Reuters reports. Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights said in a 57-page decision that shareholders exhibited a valid belief that Facebook may have played a role in its own data privacy breaches. “Evidence presented at trial provides a credible basis to infer the board and Facebook senior executives failed to oversee Facebook’s compliance with the consent decree and its broader efforts to protect the private data of its users,” Slights wrote. The credible basis Slights refers to relates to Facebook's handling of the 2015 Cambridge Analytica breach, which the social network waited three years to publicly report and occurred as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission ordered Facebook to improve its data security.
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