Privacy, registration fine in European Union Meta

EU sting in Meta. Mark Zuckerberg’s company will have to pay a super fine for violating European rules on the protection of personal data. Meta was ordered to pay a record fine of 1.2 billion euros ($1.29 billion) for breaching European data laws, according to Ireland’s data protection authority, DPC.

The case concerns Facebook’s involvement in mass surveillance by Anglo-American intelligence agencies, revealed by American whistleblower Edward Snowden. The company violated the UR General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the DPC said. The CPD is the independent national authority responsible for safeguarding the fundamental right of individuals in the EU to the protection of their personal data. There was no initial comment from Meta or his boss, Mark Zuckerberg.

Source: IL Tempo