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Ted Kramer, CEO of Six4Three, was in London last week and was compelled by British lawmakers to hand over a cache of emails some of which included responses from Zuckerberg himself that were related to his legal dispute with Facebook. In a statement, Damian Collins, the British politician who executed the order to force Six4Three to hand over the emails, said: “We are in uncharted territory. This is an unprecedented move but it’s an unprecedented situation. We’ve failed to get answers from Facebook and we believe the documents contain information of very high public interest.”
The emails were not publicly released, but Collins previously suggested he had the legal power to make them available.
Still, during Tuesday’s hearing Collins did reveal one detail from the emails, saying that the documents suggested that an engineer at Facebook notified the company in October 2014 that entities with Russian IP addresses were pulling three billion data points a day from Facebook users. Allan declined to answer any questions regarding the cache of emails, only saying, “Any information that you have seen in that cache is at best partial and potentially misleading.”
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