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Facebook fined 6.6 million reais in Brazilian data breach probe

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 23 Aug 2022 20:12
  • 23 Aug 2022 21:03
Facebook was fined 6.6 million reais ($1.29 million) today by the Brazilian consumer protection authority for its involvement in a data breach linked to Cambridge Analytica.

The National Consumer Secretariat, or Senacon, in 2019 imposed the same fine amount on Facebook (see here), but cancelled that decision to fix a procedural mistake in

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