FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing with respect to the company, for the use and protection of the information of the user, on Capitol Hill in Washington, d.c., U.S., on April 11, 2018. (REUTERS photo/Leah Millis/File Photo
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said that the break-up of the tech companies, would make the election, the interference is more likely, according to transcripts from an internal meeting held in July, to be published by The Bank.
Reuters was unable to independently verify the authenticity of the statement.
Zuckerberg added that Facebook would be facing legal issues as a Democratic Senator, Elizabeth Warren, was elected as the President of the united states, as she has promised to break the giant tech companies, such as Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet, Inc. ‘ s sites.
“…and I’m willing to bet that we’re going to win a legal challenge. And that is what it will do for us? Yes. I mean, I don’t want to go to a major lawsuit against our own government,” the transcript read.
What would really suck is if we don’t fix a corrupt system in which large companies such as Facebook, illegal anti-competitive practices, to stomp on the privacy of consumers ‘ rights,” Warren tweeted.
Facebook does not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.
Report by Ayanti Berra and Amal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta