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Brazil Fines Facebook $1.6 Million for Improper Sharing of User Data

According to an article in the Reuters news agency:

“Brazil’s Ministry of Justice said on Monday it fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais ($1.6 million U.S.) for improperly sharing user data.

“The ministry’s department of consumer protection said it had found that data from 443,000 Facebook users was improperly made available to developers of an App called ‘thisisyourdigitallife.’ The data was being shared for ‘questionable’ purposes, the ministry said in a statement.”

You can read more at: https://reut.rs/2ZLcWyn.

Categories: Legal Affairs

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