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Political parties set to testify about data use, collection efforts at House Affairs Committee

By Laura Ryckewaert      

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Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics Committee chair Bob Zimmer checks his watch ahead of the committee's meeting on Sept. 27, during which committee members heard much-anticipated testimony from AggregateIQ chief executive officer Zack Massingham, via videolink, as part of its ongoing study into the Cambridge Analytica-Facebook data breach. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Representatives from Canada’s top federal political parties are set to testify before the House Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics Committee about how they use and collect data, as part of an ongoing study into the Cambridge Analytica-Facebook data breach and the privacy concerns it’s raised.

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