Ireland fines Meta €265 million

@ 2022/11/30
User data made public

Ireland's Data Protection watchdog the DPC has fined Meta €265 million for failing to safeguard the personal data of more than half a billion users of its Facebook service.

The fines relate to an incident when a "collated dataset of Facebook personal data was made available on the internet.*This included the personal information associated with 533 million users of the social media platform, including their phone numbers, dates of birth, locations, email addresses, gender, marital status, account creation date, and other profile details.

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