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Facebook Hit With $18.6 Million GDPR Fine Over 12 Data Breaches in 2018

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) on Tuesday slapped Facebook and WhatsApp owner Meta Platforms a fine of €17 million (~$18.6 million) for a series of security lapses that occurred in violation of the European Union’s GDPR laws in the region. “The DPC found that Meta Platforms failed to have in place appropriate technical and […]

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ICO fines HIV Scotland for email data protection breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the charity HIV Scotland £10,000 for a breach of data protection law through an emailing. It sent an email in February 2020 to 105 people which included patient advocates representing people living in Scotland with HIV. All the email addresses were visible to all recipients, and 65 of […]

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