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Facebook fined EUR 150,000 for breaching French privacy law

Tuesday 16 May 2017 | 15:55 CET | News
French data protection agency Cnil has imposed a sanction of EUR 150,000 on Facebook for breaching personal data legislation, as part as co-ordinated investigation with other EU authorities in Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany. During the inquiry, carried out over nearly two years, Cnil criticised Facebook for a range of infringements, issuing a formal notice on 26 January which required the company to comply with the French Data Protection Act within a period of three months. The regulator renewed the formal notice once at the request of Facebook, but received an unsatisfactory

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Europe / France
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