Facebook to Be Hit With EU Privacy Fine Over User Consent Breach

Oct. 13, 2021, 11:27 AM

Facebook should get a fine of as much as EU36m for failing to sufficiently inform users about the way their data is being processed, its lead privacy watchdog says in a draft decision following a probe.

  • Privacy activist group Noyb publishes draft decision on its website Wednesday, following complaint it filed in May 2018
  • Facebook should be fined between EU28m and EU36m, the draft decision says
  • “I am satisfied that the fines proposed above would, if imposed on Facebook, be effective, proportionate and dissuasive, taking into account all of the circumstances of the inquiry,” head of the Irish watchdog Helen ...

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