Sensitive Facebook documents were seized by British Parliament after the creator of a bikini app ‘panicked’

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  • A court filing has revealed more details about how British lawmakers got their hands on sensitive Facebook documents last week.
  • Ted Kramer, the founder of a software company suing Facebook, handed over papers after he “panicked” following a parliamentary order from MP Damian Collins.
  • The court filing also reveals that Kramer was in contact with journalist Carole Cadwalladr, who exposed the Cambridge Analytica data breach, before he arrived in the UK.

The UK Parliament seized a cache of highly sensitive Facebook documents last week. Now, a court filing has revealed more details on how the lawmakers got their hands on the papers.

Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, secured the documents from Ted Kramer, the founder of a software company called Six4Three, while Kramer was on business in the UK.

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