Italy fines Facebook for selling users' data

Company criticised over data misuse and ordered to issue an apology on its website and appFacebook has been fined €10m (£8.9m) by Italian authorities for misleading users over its data practices.The two fines issued by Italy’s competition watchdog are some of the largest levied against the social media company for data misuse, dwarfing the £500,000 fine levied by the British Information Commissioner’s Office in September – the maximum that body is able to issue. Continue reading...

Italy fines Facebook for selling users' data

Italy's competition authority has fined Facebook 10 million euros ($11.3 million) for selling users' data without informing them and "aggressively" discouraging users from trying to limit how ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Facebook fined $11.4M in Italy over data misuse - CNET

After a year of woe, the social network's data-related troubles aren't yet over.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from CNET

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