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Facebook appeals against EUR 2 mln German fine for incomplete report on illegal content

Monday 22 July 2019 | 11:15 CET | News
Facebook has appealed against the decision of the German Federal Office of Justice (BfJ) to impose a fine of EUR 2 million on the social network for failing to list all the complaints concerning illegal content in its transparency report for the first half year of 2018, Heise Online reports.  

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Germany
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