EU fines Meta €265m for failing to protect user data enough

The American social media giant Meta, parent company of Facebook, has been fined a hefty 265 million euros for not having sufficiently protected the data of its users, announced the Data Protection Commission, the regulator Irish on behalf of the European Union, Monday 28 November.

“The Data Protection Commission today announces the conclusion of an investigation into Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, the body which controls data from the social network Facebook, imposing a fine of 265 million euros and a series of corrective measures”according to the press release.

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The World with AFP

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