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Facebook was found to have broken data privacy laws in three European countries, and is being investigated in two more

Facebook was found to have broken data privacy laws in three European countries, and is being investigated in two more

Facebook was found to have broken data privacy laws in three European countries, and is being investigated in two more
17 May 2017

Facebook is breaking data privacy laws in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands and faces investigations in Spain and the German city of Hamburg, privacy regulators from those respective areas announced today. French authorities also announced they were slapping Facebook with the maximum fine allowed under French privacy law, of €150,000 ($164,000). To put that in perspective, Facebook generated $27.6 billion in revenues last year.

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