Iran judge summons Facebook CEO

May 27, 2014 2:10 PM

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Iran judge summons Facebook CEO

A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semi-official news agency ISNA reported Tuesday.

It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij force, as saying that the judge also ordered the two apps blocked. It is highly unlikely that Mr. Zuckerberg would appear in an Iranian court since there is no extradition treaty between Iran and the United States. Some Iranian ...

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