Senate Committee Asks Ex-Cambridge Analytica Contractor to Testify

A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee panel plans to call a former Cambridge Analytica contractor at the center of a scandal involving the use of data from millions of Facebook users, a committee spokeswoman confirmed. The panel’s subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security will hold a hearing on data privacy risks focusing on Cambridge Analytica, a British political consultancy, and other Facebook Inc. partners, the committee announced.