Zuckerberg can’t pay away his problems

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica fine won’t halt a wave of heightened scrutiny

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
31st October, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg visits Dublin in April. He refused to conduct any of his question-and-answer session with media on the record. Picture: PA

It’s hard to feel sympathy for Mark Zuckerberg. Don’t worry, I’m not going to try to convince you to even feign it.

Facebook again admitted no liability in the latest case. It has signed a cheque, one that equates to less than what Zuckerberg makes in an hour, to get rid of a problem. The social network is slowly finding out that it doesn’t work quite like that, however....

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