Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with European regulators probing Cambridge Analytica

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with key European lawmakers in a private session as soon as next week, the company said Wednesday, as Europe scrutinizes the tech giant’s privacy practices and its entanglement with Cambridge Analytica.

The session will be held in Brussels with the Conference of Presidents, an organization that includes the president of Parliament and the leaders of its political groups. It will be followed later with a public committee hearing — which Zuckerberg is not expected to attend — featuring other representatives from Facebook and its technology peers.

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