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Available Expert - Facebook a no show as House of Commons privacy and ethics committee discusses digital security

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Queen’s University technology security expert David Skillicorn is available to comment on the meetings in Ottawa regarding data collection, privacy online, and democracy. Both Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg have said they will not attend.

Canadian MPs are warning they both could be found in contempt of Parliament if they continue to ignore the subpoena to testify.

Please note Dr. Skillicorn is only available by phone.

To arrange an interview, please contact communications officer Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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