British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns say the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee.
Parliament's media committee said Thursday that Alexander Nix had accepted a summons to appear June 6. He had refused to appear before the committee last month, citing the ongoing investigation into the firm.
The committee says that "is a first step which could result in a decision that a contempt of Parliament has been committed." Parliament has the power to punish people for being disrespectful, though in practice its powers are limited.
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