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WASHINGTON -- Facebook has declined a congressional invitation to a Dec. 14 Capitol Hill briefing on teen and kids' privacy.
The invitation came from Reps. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas), co-chairs of the Congressional Privacy Caucus, who extended it last Wednesday (Dec. 7) to either Mark Zuckerberg, the social network's founder, or a representative. They wanted Facebook to talk about its settlement of privacy violation allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and how that would protect children and teens online in the future.
"We are disappointed that Facebook has declined our invitation to brief members of the …