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German authority fines Facebook EUR 2 mln for incomplete report on illegal content

Tuesday 2 July 2019 | 14:51 CET | News
The German Federal Office of Justice (BfJ) has imposed a fine of EUR 2 million on Facebook for failing to list all the complaints concerning illegal content in its transparency report for the first half year of 2018. 

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Germany
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